I wish that you could smell these carnations. They are divine. The sole reason I bought the bush was so that I could snip off the delicate stems and dot them around the house so the scent permeates and is with me through the day. Ordinarily, I can take carnations or leave them, but the place that this smell took me to was far too wonderful to walk away. I could feel the fragrance seeping in through all of my pores, it began to flow through my blood system, into my organs. It was as though it was keeping me alive, a buoyancy aid. And now, I have a small piece of this delight in my front room.