The botanical moniker of “odorata” means “to be fragrant,” and this plant defines it in the physical sense. The sweet, vanilla odor that comes from this plant is spell-binding, just run your hand through it and you’ll see. In nature a ... nd your garden it will form dense patches, laying all over itself as if it can’t get enough of the scent. The blades are a light green and somewhat coarse in texture. Plant it in moist areas with full to part-day sun for best results.