A subtle scent
Phalaenopsis or moth orchids are known and loved for their exotic and long-lasting flowers, and now Hampshire-based nursery Double H has developed three varieties that have a delicate scent. ‘Diffusion’ (pink/purple), ‘New Life’ (white/ pink) and ‘Sunny Smell’ (yellow/dark pink, above) have dainty blooms with a light, sweet nectar perfume that seems to be most noticeable first thing in the morning. Look out for them in Marks & Spencer and Waitrose for about £15. For tips on growing them, see loveorchids.co.uk.