Flowers are amazing because they not only have a fleeting beauty unmatched in nature, but they also have wonderful fragrances to go along with their stunning beauty. If you’d like to incorporate fragrant flowers in the next bouquet you gift to someone, then keep reading to discover the best-smelling flowers for you or someone special to enjoy.
These highly fragrant flowers are known for having a strong, sweet scent. Its aroma develops as the bud blooms, starting out as lightly floral and becoming more intense and heady as it opens. The scent is so sweet that it deters pests and animals drawn to its bright colors. A wonderful pick-me-up for anybody who loves sweet aromas, the hyacinth is a beautiful flower that comes in bright colors such as pink, blue, purple, and white.
Freesias are a lovely trumpet-shaped flower with a sweet and fruity scent. They have delicate, thin petals and grow in a variety of colors. Freesia is a terrific way to bring a natural, sweet floral smell into your home.
Known the world over for its elegance and alluring scent, roses make a wonderful addition to any bouquet you want to be “scent-sual.” There are different types of fragrances roses can have due to their genetic make-up and growing conditions. Also, the smell of a rose as a bud varies from when it is fully opened. The rose’s fragrance becomes more intense when the weather is warm and humid. Smelling roses is considered relaxing and restorative as it makes us slow down, breathe deeply, and enjoy its pleasant aromatic notes.
Peonies bloom only for a short span of time, but when they do, these lush, abundant blooms exude a fresh, sweet fragrance that can a fill a room with their wonderful aroma. Peonies come in an array of soothing colors such as pink, white, and lavender. Pink and white double peonies tend to be the most fragrant while single peonies do not have a scent.
Lovely and delicate, beautiful Sweet Pea flowers have a sweet, airy aroma which makes it a favorite ingredient in soaps, perfumes, and lotions. Sweet and gentle, this a flower that pairs well with other more flashy florals such as peonies and roses. With thin, fragile petals that make up a small bloom, the scent of the Sweet Pea more than makes up for its size.
Some varieties of Lilies can be overwhelmingly fragrant and perfumey, like Starfighter lilies. These hot-pink beauties have the strongest scent which is described as sweet and tropical. Sonata lilies have a more subtle and delicate fragrance which is citrus-like. Rose Lilies, known more for their dramatic look, have only a hint of a delightful smell.
The scent of lavender has been cherished for centuries and used for it’s soothing and calming properties. Beautiful to look at, they enhance any floral arrangement with their charm and wonderful, relaxing smell.
Surprise a loved one with this charming and magnificent bouquet of wonderful smelling lilies, roses, and more.
There is nothing else quite like flowers…. which is why they are so special and lift the spirits of all who are around them. At City Line Florist, we strive to provide all our customers with the most striking floral arrangements and gifting options available for all flower lovers. If you’d like help in picking out a perfectly-scented floral bouquet for someone special, give us a call, we are happy to help.