Flowers Considered The Most Fragrant Ones In Perfumery!

Floral scents are not just for the spring. A number of aromatic flowers have been used in luxury perfume for men and women for centuries, and each one has its unique scent. We've compiled a list of our favourite five fragrant flowers and the scents that are used in perfumery the most.


Rose is the most common flower used in perfumes. It's an old-fashioned symbol of love, romance and beauty. The fragrance of roses has been around since ancient times, as it was used to make perfumes for women back then. It's also associated with femininity and nature because it grows wild worldwide. Roses are known for having powerful scents lasting up to three months after spraying on your skin!


A common misconception about jasmine is that they smell like rotting flesh; however, this isn't true! The scent is delightful and floral, with notes of vanilla mixed with citrus fruits such as lemon or orange peel.

Lily of the valley

Lily of the valley, a small white flower that grows in woodland areas, is one of the most fragrant flowers in perfumery. The flowers are often used for sweet-smelling scent fabric and other products such as soap or cosmetics. They also have medicinal properties: lily of the valley has been used as a painkiller for centuries!

The smell of this plant is so powerful that it can be smelled from far away (up to 1 kilometre). This characteristic makes it very popular among perfume makers who use its oils for their creations, especially those specialising in floral scents like jasmine or lilac.


Tuberose is a species of flowering plant in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Scilloideae. It is native to Mexico and Guatemala. The flowers are small with five petals and have a strong fragrance. André Michaux initially discovered the tuberose flower in 1763 on an island near Hispaniola (now Haiti), but its exact origin remains unknown.

It is known as the "Perfume of Love" because women have used it long ago as a symbol of passion and love. Today, it's often combined with other scents to create niche perfumes UK.


Ylang-ylang is a flower native to Indonesia but is now grown in tropical regions worldwide. The name means "flower of flowers" in the Malay language. It has a sweet, floral scent with hints of vanilla that's long been used as an aromatic for its ability to enhance other fragrances. 

Floral scents are classic and timeless.

Floral scents are classic and timeless. Floral fragrances are often found in cosmetics—from bath bombs that smell like roses, lotions for dry skin that use rosewater as their base ingredient (and other scented waters), lip balms with rose petals inside them...the list goes on!


From the grandest of flower gardens to the most intimate garden, floral scents can be found in every corner of the world. They are classic and timeless, and you'll find them in perfumery as much today as when they first appeared centuries ago in oriental Eau de parfum UK.