by Chanel
1925 Creation
Mixed Gender
Floral - Orange Tuberose Olfactory groups

Olfactory pyramid

Top Notes : Green Notes, Wet Notes
Base Notes : Mimosa, Vanilla
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The fragrance unveils green notes, ‘like leaves swollen with dew,’ as well as ‘the softness of sweet fruit and white petals.’ The scent’s vanilla-inflected trail exhales a touch of mimosa, too. Perfumer: Ernest Beaux.

At a glance

A gardenia soliflore that smells like camellia


Coco Chanel made camellias her emblem. In 1925, this odor-less bloom was replaced by gardenia, ‘which looks so much like it, and has a sweet, exotic scent,’ to create a soliflore entitled simply Gardénia. In 2007, Gardénia entered the Les Exclusifs collection of rare fragrances sold exclusively at Chanel boutiques.


Eau de Toilette 2.5 and 6.8 oz.; Extract 1/2 oz.


A slender bottle with spare lines.

  • Exceptional perfume 16 december 2013

    Très joli, très très joli, même pour un homme. Le dimanche matin lui va très bien, comme un costume sur mesure. Très précieux.

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  • Exceptional perfume 03 november 2013

    Quelle finesse ce jus. Le plus beau gardénia de la parfumerie à ma connaissance

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  • No rate for this perfume 24 october 2013

    I loved this perfume and got a bottle into my collection ! I love the great hint of Gardenia in it. Refreshing and energizing floral scent - Better to have with you. You don't know when it will spark your inspiration!

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  • Exceptional perfume 20 march 2013

    Devrait enthousiasmer toutes celles et ceux qui affectionnent le gardénia dont c'est le grand retour en parfumerie.

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