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Plants for Sensory Gardens

Fragrant Flowers: 

  • Viburnum x bodnantense ‘Dawn’
  • Viburnum carlesi ‘Aurora’
  • Hamamelis varieties
  • Cytisus varieties
  • Philadelphus varieties
  • Lonicera- “Honeysuckle”
  • Clematis montana ‘Elizabeth’
  • Roses- many varieties
  • Pittosporum tenuifolium
  • Elaeagnus x ebbingei
  • Buddleia davidii varieties
  • Daphne mezereum
  • Erica aborea ‘Alpina’
  • Mahonia japonica
  • Osmanthus varieties
  • Azaleas – some deciduous varieties e.g. luteum
  • Sarcococca
  • Skimmia japonica ‘Rubella’
  • Syringa varieties
  • Akebia quinata
  • Jasminum officinale
  • Wisteria varieties

Aromatic Foliage:

  • Acacia dealbata
  • Cupressus arizonica ‘Glauca’
  • Laurus nobilis
  • Lavandula
  • Viburnum x bodnantense
  • Eucalyptus varieties
  • Cistus x purpureus
  • Gaultheria procumbens
  • Juniperus varieties
  • Ribes sanguineum
  • Salvia (“Sage”)
  • Santolina
  • Cupressus macrocarpa ‘Goldcrest’

Tactile Plants:

  • Euonymus alatus
  • Corylus avellana ‘Contorta’
  • Salix x erythroflexuosa
  • Pinus/ Picea Varieties (Leaves and Cones)
  • Phormium Varieties
  • Olearia macrodonta
  • Fatsia japonica
  • Convolvulus cneorum
  • Gleditsia ‘Sunburst’