This secondary consideration may be high on the list of some
gardeners but for general landscape considerations, it is
usually not a
"make or break" factor in hostas.
It is nice to place some of this type of hosta near a screened
porch, walkway, patio or deck so they can be enjoyed.
may not be as noted for their fragrance as roses (or at least
how roses used to be), certain hosta cultivars have very
fragrant flowers. One easy way to distinguish these hostas is by
their name. H. 'Fragrant
Bouquet', H. 'Fragrant
Blue', H. 'Fragrant
Dream', H. 'Fragrant
Fire' and others make it easy to figure out.
that descended from the species,
Hosta plantaginea, are generally noted for their
fragrant flowers. Included in this group, along with the species
plants themselves, would be H. plantaginea 'Aphrodite',
H. plantaginea 'Athena', H. plantaginea 'Fragrant
H. plantaginea 'Ming
hostas are fragrant but that fact is not immediately apparent by
their name. Their level of fragrance may also range from slight
to heavy. Hostas such as H. 'Guacamole',
Flame' and others fall into this category.