Best Fragrant Perennials by Region

A well scented yard is happy yard indeed. We asked experts in different regions of North America for their picks for best fragrant perennials. Click on a region to learn more.

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    Central California Picks

    Bruce Reed is the horticulturist for the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden and a certified arborist.
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    Midwest Picks

    Janice Becker is a volunteer at the Chicago Botanic Garden, when she’s not pulling weeds in her own garden in Deerfield, Illinois.
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    Northeast Picks

    Henry Eggert is the horticultural instructor for the APT Foundation in New Haven, Connecticut.
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    Northern Plains Picks

    Chris Sklar is a landscape designer with Salisbury Landscaping in Sherwood Park, Alberta, and the author of Plant Palette Pictorial.
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    Southern Plains Picks

    Jenny Peterson is a garden designer in Austin, Texas.
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    Southeast Picks

    Grace Chapman is the director of horticulture at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond, Virginia.