o What plants, especially fragrant plants, can I plant for a Moon Garden?

The following is a list of plants suitable for a Moon Garden and was provided by Clare_CA in June 2004.

Plants for a Moon Garden

Most of these plants have fragrant flowers or fragrant foliage, but some of them are not fragrant but were added for their beauty at night.

Abronia fragrans, sand verbena

Acacia Farnesiana, Perfume Acacia

Acacia Floribunda, Profuse Flowering Acacia

Aglaia odorata (Chinese perfume plant, chinese rice flower, Mock Lemon, Family: Meliaceae)

Alcea rugosa, Yellow Hollyhock

Allamanda Cathartica (Golden Trumpet, Family: Apocynaceae)

Allamanda Williamsii (Golden trumpet vine, Family: Apocynaceae)

Anemone x hybrida 'Whirlybirds', Japanese anemone

Angelonia goyazensis (Angel Mist, Summer Snapdragon, Angel Flower, Family: Scrophulariaceae)

Araujia sericofera, Physianthus albens (Bladder flower, Family: Asclepiadaceae)

Artabotrys Hexapetalus, A. odoratissimus, A. uncinatus (Ylang Ylang vine, Bhandari vine, Climbing lang-lang, Tail grape, ilang-ilang, Family: Annonaceae)

Artemisia, Artemisia schmidtiana, wormwood

Beaumontia grandiflora (Easter Lily Vine, Heralds Trumpet, Nepal Trumpet Flower, Family: Apocynaceae)

Bouvardia longiflora

Brugmansia, (Angels Trumpet, Family: Solanaceae)

Brunfelsia americana (Lady of the night, Family: Solanaceae)

Brunfelsia australis (Yesterday-Today-and-Tomorrow, Family: Solanaceae)

Brunfelsia floribunda (Morning, Noon and Night, Family: Solanaceae)

Brunfelsia gigantea (Lady of the Night, Family: Solanaceae)

Brunfelsia grandiflora (Yesterday -Today -Tomorrow, Kiss-me-quick, Royal Purple Brunfelsia, Family: Solanaceae)

Brunfelsia jamaicensis (Lady of the Night, Family: Solanaceae)

Brunfelsia lactea (Lady of the night, Family: Solanaceae)

Brunfelsia manaca (Manaca, Family: Solanaceae)

Brunfelsia nitida (, Family: Solanaceae (Nightshade))

Brunfelsia Pilosa (Manaca root, Family: Solanaceae (Nightshade))

Buddleia asiatica

Buddleia davidii, Butterfly Bush

Calonyction aculeatum, Ipomoea alba (Giant moonflower, Family: Convolvulaceae)

Calycanthus Floridus, Sweet Shade

Cananga odorata (Ylang Ylang, Perfume Tree, Chanel #5 Tree, ilang-ilang, Family: Annonaceae)

Cananga odorata var. Fruticosa (Dwarf Ylang-Ylang, Family: Annonaceae)

Carex muskingumensis 'Ice Fountains', Palm sedge

Carissa carandas (Karanda, Family: Apocynaceae)

Carissa macrocarpa, C. grandiflora (Natal Plum, Family: Apocynaceae)

Cassia Didymobotrya, C. Siamea (Popcorn Cassia, Peanut Butter Senna, Family: Fabaceae)

Cassia odorata, Senna odorata (Southern cassia, Family: Caesalpiniaceae / Fabaceae)

Cerbera odollam, C.dilatata (Chiute, Chatthankai, Grey Milkwood, Family: Apocynaceae)

Cestrum nocturnum (Night blooming jasmine, Queen of the Night, Night Jessamine, Lady of the Night, Family: Solanaceae)

Cheiranthus allionii, Wallflower

Chonemorpha fragrans (Frangipani vine, Family: Apocynaceae)

Chonemorpha penangensis (Chonemorpha, Family:Apocynaceae)

Citrus flowers

Clerodendrum bungei (Cashmere (Cashmir) bouquet, Glory Bower, Family: Verbenaceae)

Clerodendrum minahasse (Fountain Clerodendrum, Clerodendron, Tube flower, Family: Verbenaceae)

Clerodendrum philippinum Schau, C. fragrans pleniflorum, c. chinense (Chinese Glory Bower, Cashmere bouqet, Scent Malli, False Pikake, Glory Tree, Family: Verbenaceae)

Clerodendrum trichotomum, C. trichotonum (Harlequin Glory, Family: Verbenaceae)

Clusia lanceolata (Copey, Balsam Apple, Pitch Apple, Cerra cipapao apple, Family: Guttiferae (Clusiaceae))

Coccoloba Uvilfera, Sea Grapes

Coffea arabica, C. robusta (Coffee, Family: Rubiaceae)

Coreopsis 'Moonbeam'

Cosmos bipinnatus 'Daydream'

Costus speciosa Alba (White Costus, Family: )

Datura inoxia

Datura metel

Datura metel 'Cornucopea' (Purple Horn-of-Plenty, Jimpson Weed, Devils Weed, Family: Solanaceae)

Datura wrightii

Dianthus Barbatus, Sweet William

Dianthus Caryophyllus, Snow White Carnation

Dichondra "Silver Falls"

Dombeya wallichii (Dombea, Tropical Hydrangea, Family: Sterculiaceae)

Echinacea "White Swan"

Epiphyllum Oxypetalum, Night Blooming Cereus

Eremurus x Ruiter's hybrids (foxtail lily)

Eugenia uniflora, E. michelii (Surinam Cherry, Pitanga, Brazilian Cherry, Family: Myrtaceae)

Euphorbia marginata, Snow-on-the-mountain

Fagraea Berteriana (Perfume Flower Tree, Pua Keni Keni, Family: Loganiaceae/Gentianaceae)

Freesia

Galium Odoratum, Sweet Woodruff

Gardenia Augusta (Bush Gardenia, Family: Rubiaceae)

Gardenia brighamii (Native Hawaiian Gardenia Nau, Family: Rubiaceae)

Gardenia Four Seasons (Gardenia Four Seasons, Family: Rubiaceae)

Gardenia Jasminoides (Cape jasmine, Family: Rubiaceae)

Gardenia jasminoides 'White Gem' (White Gem, Family: Rubiaceae)

Gardenia Radicans (Dwarf Gardenia Radicans, Family: Rubiaceae)

Gardenia taitensis Star of Tahiti (Tahiti Gardenia, Family: Rubiaceae)

Gardenia taitensis Tiare Tahiti (Tahiti Gardenia, Family: Rubiaceae)

Gardenia thunbergium (white gardenia, forest gardenia, wild gardenia, Family: Rubiaceae)

Gardenia Tubifera Kula (Golden Gardenia, Family: Rubiaceae)

Gardenia Vietnamensis (Vietnamese Gardenia, Family: Rubiaceae)

Gauras (G.coccinea, G. lindheimeri, G. parviflora)

Gelsemium sempervirens (Yellow jessamine, Carolina Jasmine, Yellow jessamine, Trumpet Flower, Family: Loganiaceae)

Genista, Sweet Broom

Hedychium coronarium, White Ginger, Garland Lily, Butterfly Ginger (Family: Zingiberaceae)

Heliotropium arborescens Alba, white Heliotrope

Heliotropium Peruviana, H. arborescens (Turnsole, Cherry Pie, Family: Boraginaceae)

Hemerocallis citrina, night-blooming daylily

Hesperaloe nocturna, night yucca

Hesperis matronalis, Dame's Rocket, Dame's Violet, Mother of the Evening, Sweet Rocket

Hesperis Tristis, Night-scented Stock

Hosta plantaginea, August Lily, Fragrant Hosta, Liliaceae Lily (Family: Liliaceae)

Hymenosporum flavum, Sweetshade Tree

Ipomoea alba, Moonflower vine

Itea virginica Sprich (Virginia Sweetspire, Little Henry, Family: Grossulariaceae)

Ixora fragrans (Fragrant Ixora, Family: Rubiaceae)

Ixora sp. (Jungle flame, Needle flower, Family: Rubiaceae)

Jasminum

Jasminum angulare (South African Jasmine, Family: Oleaceae)

Jasminum azoricum, Jasminum trifoliatum Moench, J. bahiense, J. blandum, J. fluminense, J hildebrandtii, J. holstii (River Jasmine, Scrambling Vine, J. De Trapo, Family: Oleaceae)

Jasminum dichotomum (Gold Coast Jasmine, Family: Oleaceae)

Jasminum humile, J. grandiflorum (Italian Jasmine, Family: Oleaceae.)

Jasminum mesnyi, J. primulinum (Japanese Jasmine, Primrose J., Family: Oleaceae)

Jasminum Molle (Jasminum Molle, Indian Jui, Family: Oleaceae)

Jasminum nitidum, J. magnificum, J. illicifolium (Star Jasmine, Angelwing J., Shining J., Windmill J., Royal J., Family: Oleaceae)

Jasminum nudiflorum (Winter jasmine, Family: Oleaceae)

Jasminum officinale grandiflorum, J. viminale, J. vulgatum, J. Affine (True jasmine, Common jasmine, French Perfume Jasmine, Poet's jasmine, Catalonian J., Spanish J., Family: Oleaceae)

Jasminum parkeri (Family: Oleaceae)

Jasminum polyanthum, J. blinii, J. delafieldii (Pink jasmine, Winter Jasmine, Family: Oleaceae)

Jasminum pubescens , J. multiflorum, J. gracillimum (Downy Jasmine, Angel Hair Jasmine, Star Jasmine, Family: Oleaceae)

Jasminum sambac, J. fragrans, J. undulatum, Mogori Sambac, Mogori undulata, Nyctanthes sambac (Arabian Jasmine, J. Grand Duke Of Tuscany, Butt Mograw, Belle of India, Maid of Orleans, Hawaiian Pikake, Sampaguitas, Family: Oleaceae)

Jasminum stephanense (Family: Oleaceae)

Jasminum tortuosum (African Jasmine, Perfume jasmine, Family: Oleaceae)

Jasminum volubile, J. simplicifolium (Wax Jasmine, Family: )

Lavandula angustifolia 'Hidcote', lavender

Lobularia maritima 'Pastel Carpet', sweet alyssum

Lonicera heckrottii (Honeysuckle, Family: Caprifoliaceae)

Lonicera japonica (Japanese Honeysuckle, Halls honeysuckle, Family: Caprifoliaceae)

Magnolia (Family: Magnoliaceae)

Mandevilla boliviensis, M. sanderi (Mandevilla Summer Snow, Family: Apocynaceae)

Mandevilla Pink Parfeit (Hybrid Mandevilla, Family: Apocynaceae)

Manglietia insignis, Red Lotus Tree

Matthiola bicornis. Night-scented Stock

Matthiola longipetala, Evening-scented stock

Melia azedarach (Chinaberry Tree, Indian Lilac, Pride of India, White Cedar, Family: Meliaceae)

Michelia champaca (Joy perfume tree, Family: Magnoliaceae)

Michelia chapensis

Michelia coco, M. Pumila

Michelia Figo (Banana Magnolia, Family: Magnoliaceae)

Michelia x alba, Magnolia Alba (White champak, Pak-lan, Family: Magnoliaceae)

Mirabilis jalapa (Four o'clocks, Family: Nyctaginaceae)

Mitriostigma axillare, Gardenia citriodora (African Gardenia, Family: Rubiaceae)

Montanoa grandiflora (Tree Daisy, Family: Asteraceae)

Murraya exotica Mini (Miniature Orange jasmine, Family: Rutaceae)

Murraya paniculata (Orange Jasmine, O. Jessamine, Mock Orange, Lakeview jasmine, Family: Rutaceae)

Myrtus, True Myrtle

Narcissus

Nicotiana alata, Jasmine Tobacco, flowering tobacco

Nicotiana sylvestris, Woodland Tobacco

Nicotiana x sanderae, Flowering Tobacco

Nottingham Catchfly, Night-flowering Catchfly, and White Campion

Ochna serrulata, O. multiflora, O. atropurpurea, O.thomasiana (Mickey Mouse Plant, Bird's Eye Bush, small-leaved plane, carnival bush,, Family: Ochnaceae)

Oenothera biennis, Evening Primrose

Osmanthus fragrans, Olea fragrans, Olea ovalis, Osmanthus longibracteatus, Osmanthus macrocarpus (Tea olive, fragrant olive, sweet olive, kinmokusei in Japan, Family: Oleaceae)

Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Gulftide', Holly Osmanthus

Passifloras, Passion flowers (P. Belotii, P. Incense, P. Alata "Ruby Glow.")

Petunia 'Tidal Wave Silver'

Philadelphus, Mock Orange

Phlox paniculata, white varieties

Plumeria sp., Frangipani, Temple tree (Family: Apocynaceae)

Plumeria stenophylla, Frangipani (Family: Apocynaceae)

Polianthes tuberosa, Tuberose

Pterospermum acerifolium, Dinnerplate tree

Quisqualis Indica, Rangoon Creeper, Burma creeper, Chinese honeysuckle, (Family: Combretaceae)

Randia formosa, Mussaenda formosa Jacq., Randia mussaenda, Blackberry jam fruit, Jasmin de rosa (Family: Rubiaceae Madder family)

Ruellia noctiflora, Night-blooming ruellia, Night-blooming wild petunia

Salvia argentea, Silver sage

Saponaria officinalis, Soapwart, Bouncing Bet, Fuller's-herb, Lady's-washbowl, Latherwort, Old-maid's-pink

Saraca indica, S. asoca, Jonesia asoca (Ashoka Tree, Jonesia Asoka, Gandhapushpa, Sorrowless tree, Family: Caesalpiniaceae)

Scabiosa

Selenicerus grandiflora, Queen of the Night

Senecio cineraria, Dusty Miller

Solandra maxima, S. hartwegii, S. selerae, S. grandiflora (Butter Cup, Gold Cup, Chalice Vine, Cup-of-Gold, Trumpet Plant, Family: Solanaceae)

Stemmadenia galeottiana (litoralis) (Lechoso, Milky Way tree, Family: Apocynaceae)

Stephanotis floribunda (Bridal Bouquet, Family: Asclepiadaceae)

Strophanthus Gratus, Climbing oleander, Cream Fruit, Rose allamanda (Family: Apocynaceae)

Strophanthus preussii, Poison arrow vine (Family: Apocynaceae)

Sweet Autumn Clematis, Clematis terniflora (Family: Ranunculaceae)

Syringa vulgaris, lilacs

Tabernaemontana Divaricata cv Flore Pleno (Crape Jasmine, Carnation of India, East Indian rosebay, Adam's apple, Nero's crown, coffee rose,, Family: Apocynaceae)

Tabernaemontana holstii, Gardenia Nitida, Samoan Gardenia, Samoan name: pua (Family: Apocynaceae)

Telosoma cordata, Pakalana vine (Family: Asclepiadaceae)

Trachelospermum asiaticum, Asian Jasmine, Yellow star jasmine (Family: Apocynaceae)

Trachelospermum Jasminoides, Confederate Jasmine, Star Jasmine (Family: Apocynaceae)

Vigna caracalla, Corkscrew flower (Family: Fabaceae)

Wisteria floribunda, Japanes Wisteria

Wisteria sinensis, Chinese Wisteria

Wrightia religiosa, Sacred Buddhist, Wondrous Wrightia (Family: Apocynaceae)

Wrightia tinctoria, Snowflake, Milky way, Winter Cherry Tree (Family: Apocynaceae)

Yucca filamentosa, Yucca

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