This is a small but very interesting group of plants. Most produce an attractive odour from the leaves either growing on the plant, or dried and crushed.

a. Trees and shrubs:

Benzoin aestivale

Spice Bush Buxus


Comptonia asplenifolia Sweet Fern

Rhus canadensis Fragrant Sumac

Rosa rubiginosa

Sweet Brier Rosa rubiginosa hybrida

Lord Penzance Hybrid Brier b. Perennials:

Anthemis Chamomile

Artemisia abrotanum Southernwood

Artemisia dracunculus

Tarragon Asperula odorata

Sweet Woodruff Cedronella

Balm of Gilead

Dictamnus fraxinella Gas Plant

Lavandula vera Lavender

Monarda didyma Bergamot

Rosmarinus officinalis Rosemary

Salvia officinalis

Mammoth Sage Sanguisorba minor


Santolina chamaecyparissus Lavender Cotton

Tanacetum Tansy