Delight garden visitors with fragrant perennials from Direct Gardening. The sweet perfume of flowers wafting in the air creates a welcoming feel and often attracts valuable pollinators, such as bees, butterflies and hummingbirds to the garden. Many perennials produce fragrant flowers and foliage. Some of the most popular perennials for fragrance are hummingbird mint, lilies, lavender, phlox and carnations. For maximum impact, plant fragrant perennials near walkways and entrances. Also, choose perennials with various bloom times so that you can enjoy fragrance in the garden from spring to fall. Other factors to consider when buying plants for sale online are hardiness zone, sunlight and soil requirements, mature height and spread, and flower color.