A Gold Coast Florist talks about Roses and Fragrance
There is a misconception among many people we speak with who come into our studio, that roses these days are devoid of any fragrance. While this is often the case, there are some wonderful varieties that produce scent, and some, to an astounding degree.
‘Cottage’ style roses are the most likely to satisfy your aroma-craving senses. With many in shades of white, pink, and apricot, showing off a heady, traditional old-world rose scent. There are also some standard size blooms that produce a more subtle, yet sweet fragrance.
Also, there are some varieties of what we call ‘cluster’ roses, which yield soft to strong perfume (The darker magenta-pink roses in the picture below are an example of these).
So, if you are seeking fragrant roses, please ask us – and we’ll see what we can find for you. (But do give us some days notice for specific things.)
We recommend locally grown roses for the best fragrances – however there are some imported varieties that do still carry a scent.