For some shady corners, Judith Adam uses long-blooming scented plants grown from seed. Some of these plants are almost forgotten and not so easy to find.
I like flowers with a vanilla scent, and always try to plant some annual heliotrope (Heliotropium arborescens) in containers and also in the ground near yellow Corydalis lutea. Heliotrope is an old Victorian favourite, and I remember its sweet fragrance from my grandmother’s garden. She also liked the scent of vanilla, and even put dabs […]