Aromatic foliage

A delight in your garden.

Acacia verniciflua varnish wattle. Image — Wikimedia Commons by

Volatile oils in the leaves of aromatic plants may be released on a hot day or when brushing past the plant and may require crushing a leaf.

The following is a list of relatively common plants with scented foliage.

Acacia verniciflua varnish wattle, shrub 3 to 4m, yellow globular flowers in winter to spring.



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Peter Miles

45 years in Environmental Science, B.Env.Sc. in Wildlife & Conservation Biology. Writes on Animals, Plants, Soil & Climate Change.