Some flowers we grow for color and shape whether tall or short as the space requires, but sometimes the main consideration is fragrance. So if that is what you desire then this list has some great suggestions. There is one omission and that is the rose, surely the most fragrant of them all. But roses should have a top ten list of their own and that is for another day. This list comes from an article I found over on the Birds and Blooms website.
When it comes to choosing plants for your yard, try following your nose! For a garden full of aromatic blooms, here are our favorite fragrant flowers?to delight your senses.
Flowering TobaccoNicotiana spp.,?grown as an annual
Varieties like wood flowering tobacco are perfect for night gardens: Its jasminelike scent tends to be most noticeable later in the day. Available with pink, lavender, yellow, white, red or green blossoms, it prefers rich, moist, well-draining soil.