Smells like a king! Prince Charles is launching a new perfume by Penhaligon in the summer that pays homage to Highgrove Gardens’ “great scent” (but it’ll cost you £152).
- The scent has notes of geranium, lavender, hyacinth and weeping lime
- A tribute to Highgrove Gardens’ ‘Scent Delightful’
- The packaging is made from 100 percent recycled and recyclable paper
Prince Charles has launched his own Penhaligon perfume that pays homage to the garden of his private residence, Highgrove Gardens in Wiltshire.
Highgrove Bouquet Eau de Parfum costs £152 per bottle and offers “notes of geranium, lavender and weeping lime”.
Produced by the Prince’s Foundation and perfume house Penhaligon’s, Prince Charles, 73, was involved in the production and handpicked the fragrance for sale.
The fragrance was a collaboration between the royal and British perfume house Penhaligon’s
Prince Charles was recently pictured at the National Botanic Garden of Wales in Llanarthne, Wales
The Highgrove website reads: “Highgrove Gardens and The Prince’s Foundation are delighted to announce a new collaboration with British perfume house Penhaligon’s to bring you Highgrove Bouquet Eau de Parfum.
“Inspired by and created with HRH The Prince of Wales, this new fragrance pays homage to the great scent of Highgrove Gardens in summer.”
It goes on to say that the scent — a “fresh, confident burst of warm energy” — opens the dance with “vivid lavender and geranium.”
It adds: “It’s a time when the scent of blooming, weeping silver lime fills the air, and Highgrove Gardens is awash with its branches with their blossoming, uplifting, floral notes.”
Described as “as elegant as it is warm”, the new fragrance comes in 100 percent recycled packaging
The prince is an avid lover of organic gardening (photo issued by the Prince’s Foundation)
The fragrance is described as “natural, elegant and warm” and the packaging is made from 100 percent recycled and recyclable paper.
It’s perhaps no wonder that Prince Charles chose Penhaligon’s to help with the fragrance.
The perfume house is one of Britain’s finest – founded in the late 1860s by William Henry Penhaligon, a Cornish barber who moved to London and became court hairdresser and perfumer to Queen Victoria.
The company is also known for its exciting fragrance names such as The Revenge of Lady Blanche and The Tragedy of Lord George.
It’s not the first time that Prince Charles and Camilla have taken inspiration from their private gardens.
The Duchess of Cornwall is contributing hand-picked organic apples from her Raymill Estate in Wiltshire to help make Highgrove’s new organic cider.
Priced at £2.95 per bottle, the ‘Nicely Balanced’ medium flavor organic cider contains raw cider, spring water and organic cane sugar.