Until the 19th century, the collection and cultivation of exotic citrus plants in glass heated greenhouses was an absolute luxury and reserved only for the richest nobles. Rare and valuable "Hesperides" were kept in the Habsburg orangeries - from the Boboli Garden of Palazzo Pitti in Florence to the imperial residence of Schönbrunn.
Hesperia is an invigorating fragrance from the turn of the century and at the same time a sensory journey through the morning palace gardens, where you can feel a hint of tangerine blossom and box leaf in the cool air.
mandarine leaves, cedrat, orange flower blossom, clove bud, jasmin, olibanum oil, boxwood
Valerie Garnuch with Alexander Lauber