Does this plant exist?

LaurieK123(7b Oregon)December 23, 2011

I have a some spending money and a wish list, now I just need to know if the plant I want exists in nature.

I am looking for the most fragrant annual that there is. I want to be able to smell it by walking by--not just by putting my nose up to it.

I want to plant them in my vegetable garden. So, it needs to be an annual. (I do a covercrop and till every year)

I am in zone 7 and I can grow most things from seed if I need to.

Does anyone know of a plant that fits this wish list?

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musaboru(Inland Calif.)

My best guess would be Stock (Matthiola incana). I find the fragrance of stock is similar to Dutch Hyacinths. And both are exceptionally wafty.

They're very cheap too and only cost $2~3 for a six-pack at my local nurseries. They prefer the cooler seasons and when Summer comes, they usually bow down.

Here is a link that might be useful: Stock info

    Bookmark   December 23, 2011 at 4:21PM
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Robert (zone 7a, Oklahoma)

How about some old-fashioned petunias? ;)

Here is a link that might be useful: Old-fashioned petunias

    Bookmark   December 23, 2011 at 7:50PM
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I want fragrant annuals this year, too.

I'm going to be trying to Stock and Alyssum.

    Bookmark   December 25, 2011 at 5:47PM
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if you have something for them to climb on, moonflower vine is evening-fragrant. you could also try heliotrope, flowering tobacco and sweet peas.

    Bookmark   December 28, 2011 at 1:28PM
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