Flowers are one of the best gifts to give due to their remarkable beauty, their delicate and intriguing textures, and their wide array of vibrant colors. In addition to these amazing traits, many flowers also have sweet, lovely, and intoxicating scents. If you’d like to include some fragrant flowers in the next bouquet you gift to someone, we’ve highlighted the top smelling florals for you so they can experience a gift that delights their sense of smell as well as their sense of sight.
These highly fragrant flowers are known for having an earthy and sweet scent. Composed of dense clusters of flowers on long stems, they come in colors such as pink, red, purple, white, orange, and blue. The hyacinth’s aroma develops as the bud blooms, starting out as lightly floral and becoming more intense and heady as it opens. A wonderful pick-me-up for anybody who loves sweet aromas, hyacinths are fabulous flowers that enhance any bouquet.
Freesia blossoms grow in a variety of colors and have a sweet, fruity scent. A beautiful trumpet-shaped flower with delicate leaves, freesia is a wonderful way to bring a natural, sweet smell to any home.
The world’s most popular flower because of its beauty and lovely fragrance, the rose has more than a few mysteries. For example, there are several types of fragrances roses can have due to their genetic make-up, growing conditions, and age. Darker colored roses have a stronger scent than lighter-colored ones. Also, the smell of a rose as a bud is different from when the rose is fully opened, and the rose’s fragrance intensifies when the weather is warm and humid. Smelling a rose is considered relaxing and restorative as it makes us stop to take a moment to breathe deeply and slowly and enjoy its pleasant aromatic notes.
When Peonies bloom, these lush, gorgeous blooms emit a fresh, sweet fragrance that can fill a room with their wonderful aroma. Peonies come in an assortment of lovely colors such as pink, white, lavender, and magenta. Pink and white double peonies tend to be the most fragrant while single peonies do not have a scent.
The delicate, pleasing aroma of the Sweet Pea is what makes it a favorite of soaps, perfumes, and lotions. Lovely and charming, Sweep Peas pair well with more showy blooms such as roses and peonies. With thin petals that make up a small bloom, the Sweet Pea has a wonderful scent that more than makes up for its size. This is a flower that adds a wonderful pop of color and pleasing fragrance to any arrangement.
Lilies come in a range of sizes, shapes, and scents. Starfighter lilies have the strongest scent which is described as sweet and tropical. Sonata lilies have more of a light, citrusy fragrance which is more subtle and delicate, and Rose Lilies, 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. Fresh cut lavender can last for over a week in water and dried lavender can still be fragrant for months.
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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 Kitty’s Flowers, 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.