Rose Fragrance by Color


Roses traditionally come in the following seven scent categories…

  1. Apple
  2. Clove
  3. Lemon
  4. Nasturtium
  5. Rose
  6. Tea
  7. Violet


Did you know that you can make an educated guess of what a rose will smell like simply by looking at is color?

wild rose isolated

Red and pink roses are the only ones that carry the standard rose scent.



Orange roses often emit scents of apple and clove.


bouquet of fresh roses


White or Yellow roses often have a lemon fragrance.


Orange, white and yellow roses can also give off hints of nasturtium, tea or violet.