Geranium Perfume Review

Geranium Eau de Parfum reviewed by Ginger Wroot

Geranium Eau de Parfum reviewed by Ginger Wroot

This is a Wroot Review of Geranium Eau de Parfum by Thistle & Vine, purchased on sale at Anthropologie a few weeks ago. I’ve been wearing this geranium-scented perfume a lot lately, and the more I wear it, the more I like it.

Geranium Eau de Parfum Review: a Wroot Review. Perfume is by Thistle & Vine, purchased on sale at Anthropologie

Geranium Eau de Parfum Review: a Wroot Review

I purchased this perfume deeply discounted from a sales shelf in the back room of Anthropologie. Since then, this Geranium Eau de Parfum has become one of my favorite scents to wear, both day and night. The label on the bottom of the bottle states that it has notes of geranium petals, lily of the valley, and oud wood. The geranium is so dominant, though, that I would consider this geranium perfume almost a soliflore. If you didn’t know, soliflores are perfume fragrances that replicate the scent of just one flower.

A Wroot review of Geranium Eau de Parfum by Thistle & Vine

A Wroot review of Geranium Eau de Parfum by Thistle & Vine

That isn’t to say that this geranium-scented perfume isn’t complex. If you’ve smelled geraniums, you probably know what I mean. There’s a bitter and green edge to a geranium plant, and some of that edge comes out in this perfume. Perhaps there’s just a tiny hint of lily of the valley in there, but this perfume starts out soundly and definitively geranium and stays that way aaaaallllll day.

Geranium Eau de Parfum is a joy to wear

Geranium Eau de Parfum is a joy to wear

This geranium perfume review came about in the first place because I was impressed by not only its striking soliflore and yet complex scent, but by how long its lovely scent lasts. I constantly will catch whiffs of this perfume on me twelve hours after I’ve lightly applied two spritzes, one on my wrist and one on my neck. The sillage seems to be medium to heavy. It’s rare to find an inexpensive perfume that lasts so long and that is such a likable scent.

Geranium Eau de Parfum comes in a decently attractive bottle

Geranium Eau de Parfum comes in a decently attractive bottle

Unfortunately, at this writing, Anthropologie no longer carries Thistle & Vine Eau de Parfums. On the bottom label of the bottle, it shows that Illume, out of Minneapolis, MN, is the company responsible for making the now-discontinued geranium scent reviewed here. With this perfume being so wonderful, I’m tempted to try some of Illume’s other fragrances…

Yardly London's Geranium Eau de Toilette just might be a great alternative to the one reviewed here

Yardly London’s Geranium Eau de Toilette just might be a great alternative to the one reviewed here

I often check out Frangrantica  for perfume reviews. I like Frangrantica, because you can see how various readers cast their votes as to how long-lasting a fragrance wears on them, and how they perceive a perfume’s sillage. The readers can also write and post their reviews on the site.  I plugged in “geranium” for women in the search engine of Frangrantica, and found Yardley London’s Geranium. The one vote showed it was very long-lasting, and three votes varied from a moderate sillage to enormous. The readers’ reviews all indicate that this Yardley Geranium Eau de Toilette is a lovely soliflore, with an edge of fresh cut grass  and citrus.

Ginger Wroot likes this Geranium Eau de Parfum by Thistle & Vine

Ginger Wroot likes this Geranium Eau de Parfum by Thistle & Vine

Do you have a soliflore (or almost a soliflore) perfume that you love to wear? I’d love to hear about it!

–G

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    • says

      Good question–I hunted around on the internet some, but no luck. I recommend that you check out Yardley Geranium for Women. On the perfume review site Frangantica , Yardley’s soliflore got high ratings from its reviewers, so that might be a good option. –G

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