8 fragrant flowers to delight your senses in the summertime (Statesman Journal)

8 fragrant flowers to delight your senses in the summertime (Statesman Journal)
Some flowers fragrant at night only open their blossoms after the sun starts to go down. Many of these evolved to be white in order to attract night-flying moths that feed on their nectar, explained Heather Stoven, a horticulturist with Oregon State University’s Extension Service. Others — no matter the color — release or increase their scent after hours seemingly just for human enjoyment.