Dazzling, beautiful, and a great way to brighten any room, fresh flowers are one of the best things to have inside the home. Particularly great-smelling flowers that have sweet, lovely, and intoxicating scents. If you’d like to include some fragrant flowers in the next bouquet you bring into your home, we’ve highlighted the top smelling florals for you so you enjoy their beauty and their pleasant aroma.
Hyacinths are highly fragrant flowers known for having an earthy and sweet scent. They also come in an array of beautiful pinks, purples, blues, and white. . 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 fabulous flower that enhances any bouquet.
Freesias grow in a variety of colors and have a sweet, fruity scent. A beautiful small, round flower with delicate leaves, freesia is a wonderful way to bring a natural, sweet smell to any home.
Known the world over for its beauty and its intoxicating scent. There are different types of fragrances roses can have due to their genetic make-up, growing conditions, and age. For example, darker colored roses have a stronger fragrance 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.
Peonies are lush, full blooms that emit a fresh, sweet fragrance that can a fill a room with their wonderful aroma. Peonies come in an assortment of pleasing colors such as pink, white, lavender, and magenta. With over 40 different species of peonies, their scent can range from sweet and fresh to citrusy and spicy. 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. Sweet and gentle, this a flower that pairs well with other scented florals. With thin, fragile petals that make up a small bloom, the scent of the Sweet Pea 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 can have barely-there aromas or a scent that’s overwhelmingly fragrant and perfumey. Starfighter lilies have the strongest scent which is described as sweet and tropical, which goes nicely with this bloom’s rich pink color. Sonata lilies have more of a light, citrusy fragrance which is more subtle and delicate. Rose Lilies, known more for their dramatic look, offer just 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 since it dries well, its aroma can be enjoyed for a long time afterwards.
There is nothing else quite like flowers…. which is why they are so special and are truly a wonderful gift and wonderful thing to have inside the home. At Expressions Unlimited, 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.