Anyone for ‘Naked Lady’?  That’s an evocative name for a fragrance ingredient, if ever we heard one.  But if you’ve ever received (or even grown) one of these bulbs (generally at Christmas), you’ll know what the name means:  this trumpet-shaped flower really blooms when the foliage has died down.  Bury your nose in an amaryllis (do mind the pollen!), and you might get whispers of a floral note, with fruity undertones – somewhere mid-way between a rose and a nectarine.

Smell amaryllis in:

Yves Saint Laurent Cinema

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