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Kathy Diemer

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    ‘Casa Blanca’ lilies

    Late summer brings the intoxicating blooms of ‘Casa Blanca’. The bright white flowers glow in moonlight, and their fragrance travels for yards. Photo/Illustration: Kathy Diemer Name: Lilium ‘Casa Blanca’ USDA Hardiness…

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    Pick Plants for Fragrance

    Place sweet-smelling plants where you can enjoy them throughout the growing season

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    Sweet peas

    Sweet peas are beautiful annual vines that have a charmingly sweet scent and make great cut flowers. Photo/Illustration: Jerry Pavia Name: Lathyrus odoratus cvs. USDA Hardiness Zones: annual Conditions: Full sun;…

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    Flowering tobaccos

    The distinctive fragrance of flowering tobaccos permeates the air, especially in the evening. Nicotiana X sanderae ‘Fragrant Cloud’ is one of the best. Photo/Illustration: Kathy Diemer Name: Nicotiana spp. and cvs.…

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    Photo/Illustration: Kathy Diemer Name: Lavandula spp. and cvs. USDA Hardiness Zones: 5-8 Conditions: Full sun; well-drained soil Lavender is the quintessential fragrant plant. Calming and nostalgic, these plants are justifiably popular.

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