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Posted by Bice's Florist on August 5, 2020 | Last Updated: April 26, 2022 Flowers

These Are the Most Fragrant Flowers to Give

An arrangement of flowers is one of the best gifts to give due to their stunning beauty, their fragile and intriguing textures, and their extensive array of vibrant colors. In addition to these wondrous traits, numerous flowers also have sweet, pleasant, and intoxicating scents. If you want to make sure the next bouquet of flowers you gift someone includes wonderfully fragrant flowers, then take a look at the list of top smelling florals below. A floral gift with one or several of these fragrant beauties will give the lucky recipient an experience that delights their sense of smell as well as their sense of sight. 

Best-Smelling Flowers


Pink and Purple Hyacinth


These fragrant flowers have a fresh, bold, sweet scent. Clustered on tall stems, Hyacinth blossoms are composed of 4-6 reflexed petals and bloom in a variety of colors such as pink, red, purple, white, orange, and blue. Its sweet aroma develops as the bud blooms, beginning as softly floral and growing more intense and heady as it opens. The fragrance is so sweet it deters pests and animals attracted to its bright colors. A pleasing pick-me-up for anybody who adores sweet aromas, the hyacinth is a remarkable flower that enhances any bouquet.


Freesia Flowers


Freesia bloom in a variety of bold colors and have a fragrance that is sweet and fruity. A beautiful flower with dainty leaves, freesia is a great way to bring natural, sweet aromas to your home.


Colorful Roses


Appreciated the world over for its glamour and sensual scent, the rose is a popular floral for adding fragrance to any space. There are various types of smells roses can have due to their genetic make-up, growing conditions, and age. Also, darker colored roses tend to have a more robust fragrance than light-colored ones. Smelling roses is regarded as relaxing and restorative because it makes us stop to take a moment, breathe deeply and slowly, and enjoy its pleasing aromatic notes.


Pale Pink Peonies


When peonies bloom, these lush, gorgeous flowers emit a fresh, sweet fragrance that can a fill a room. Peonies grow in an assortment of soothing colors such as pink, white, lavender, and magenta. Pink and white double peonies are more fragrant than single peonies. With over 40 different species, the scent of peonies can range from sweet and fresh to citrusy and spicy.


Sweet Pea

Sweet Pea

The delicate, pleasant aroma of the Sweet Pea is why it’s often the main ingredient of soaps, perfumes, and lotions. Sweet and tender, this a flower that pairs well with other fragrant florals. With thin, dainty petals that make up small blooms, the scent of the Sweet Pea more than makes up for its size. This flower adds a wonderful pop of color and a delightful fragrance to any arrangement.


Stargazer Lily


Lilies come in a wide variety of shapes, colors, and scents from little to no smell, light and pleasant smelling, to overwhelmingly fragrant and perfumey. Starfighter lilies have the strongest scent which is often described as having notes of honey and is sweet and tropical. Sonata lilies have more of a soft, citrus-like fragrance which is subtle and delicate. Rose Lilies, known more for their dramatic look than their smell, offer just a hint of a delightful aroma.


Lavender Flowers


The fragrance of lavender has been admired for centuries and used for it’ soothing and calming characteristics. Fresh cut lavender can last for over a week in water and because it dries well, its aroma can be enjoyed for a long time.


elegant bouquet featuring clouds of hydrangea surrounded by sun kissed roses and calla lilies.



A gorgeous look of summer, our Rays of Summer bouquet also has a gorgeous smell of summer with roses and lilies to brighten up your home and your senses.

At Bice’s Florist, we love creating striking floral arrangements and gifting options 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.