If you wish to fill your garden with the best smelling flowers, there are many of them. You can pick from as many scents as you want; the timeless scent of rose, the classic lavender, the sweet smell, the fresh spring scent, and many more.
Growing these flowers is like having a natural perfumery amid your garden. The fresh scents of flowers bring you many emotions and experiences. Some scents excite happiness, some give you a calm emotion, and others give you that spiritual feeling when you smell a particular scent.
According to mythology, the scents of flowers also give symbolism and meanings. Scents are associated with spiritual dimensions, like if you smell a flower but no flowers around, your guardian angel sends you a message or a message from a deceased loved one. So what are these flowers with the smell? Check them from this list below:
This flower grows in cool, temperate regions and forested settings. The flower has a unique sweet-lemon with a spring-like fusion scent. The flower is trendy in perfumery. It became a favorite scent of a famous perfume creator who popularized the scent since 1950 and became one of the most popular perfumes of all time.
Lily of the Valley has a bell-shaped flower that forms strands in a single stem; this makes it a lovely arrangement for a bouquet. The flower is the symbol of birth for May because it is this month that it gives its full bloom. When you need to know about its propagation, you can visit GardenersPath.com for more information.
Rose is a timeless and classic fragrant flower with different scents. Flowers with dark colors, thick, velvety and has lush petals have the best scents. Different colors have different scents: the rose scent comes from red and pink colors, while white and yellow roses have a lemon scent.
Also, different species of roses have different fragrances too. The ancient Damask species is the most fragrant and is the recognized standard of rose scent in the industry. The classical English rose, often used in essential oils, has a rich and strong sweet scent. Another rose fragrance is the clover scent from the Munstead Wood variety. While Bourbon roses have a raspberry and nectarine scent and give a fruity melon scent when mixed with other varieties.
Gardenia or Cape jasmine is a very fragrant flower; this white petaled flower is also a popular choice for perfume makers. The flower has a seductive velvety scent that is very alluring, especially on humid evenings. The flower abounds in more than 250 varieties but has distinct unique and common characteristics; waxy white flowers and the common luscious fragrant.
Gardenia is a symbol of sweetness and purity; the flower is a unique flower arrangement that makes an exquisite wedding bouquet. Gardenia Jasmenoides is the most popular gardenia species is commonly known as common gardenia, or Cape Jasmine emits a very captivating sweet fragrance, hence given the name.
Lavender is a culinary herb plant with silvery-green foliage and upright, compact flower spikes. It has colors of blue, deep-blue, purple, lavender, light pink, and white. The plant blooms from early summer until early fall, and it gives a lovely scent to your bouquets and a welcoming fragrance to potpourri.
The Lavender plant is prevalent in aromatherapy using the fragrance from its oil. It improves physical, mental, and spiritual health, which gained popularity today in science.
According to Greek mythology, Hyacinth grows from the blood of Hyacinthus, a famous character in Greek mythology. Hyacinth is among the easy-growing plants that bloom in mid-spring. It comes in natural pastel colors like pink, rose, white, lavender, deep purple, and many others. It is propagated from the bulb in moist, well-drained, slightly acidic soil. The plant gives a very exquisite flower with a very captivating scent.
The smell of Hyacinth is a little like a lavender flower, just a little less herbal but more floral fragrances. The flower’s scent becomes stronger as it develops into bloom; the tight bud has a light, delicate floral scent, and it becomes florally powerful when it opens. The hyacinth oil that gives the scent of widely used perfume gives a very authentic heart-stopping scent of the flower, which is now used in various perfume brands in the market.
Flowers captivate the heart of humans; it even attracts lower animal kingdom like bees, insects, and birds. They are adored not only because of their beauty but also for their scents. The scents differ among different plants and species.
Flower scents, despite their captivating fragrances, may not be all loved by everyone. Each has its own choices of scents that captivate a person’s sensory glands. One scent may not smell good to others and vise versa. But all those flowers that give off a captivating fragrance deserve your admiration like any other plant.