Stop & Smell the Frangipani!
If you've been to Thailand, you may recognize the pretty little flower, Frangipani. This little white flower can be found all over South East Asia. Here are 5 things we bet you didn't know about the flower!
And if you're located in Vancouver (or close by), don't forget about our in-store special! Read more below!
FACT 1: There are different variations.
Frangipani is not only found in Thailand & South East Asia, it is also native to Central & South America, Mexico and the Caribbean. This means they can smell like anything from roses, gardenias, pineapple, plum, citrus, banana, grapes, coconut, ginger or even spices! It can also be found white, yellow or pink.
FACT 2: There is no nectar.
While this pretty flower has a vibrant, sweet and floral scent, there isn't actually any nectar which can deceive insects that come to pollinate it.
FACT 3: Frangipanis can be used in spiritual rituals.
In Thailand, the flower has been used in some rituals as the Thai people believe the Frangipani tress house spirits and ghosts.
FACT 4: You can multiply them!
Frangipanis can grow from its own cuttings to form & grow another plant.
FACT 5: They are easily recognizable.
The Frangipani flower always has 5 petals, each a slightly different colour. You will also find these amongst the Thai locals in the service industry. For example, you may see them around a temple or Wat. It's also not uncommon to find the flower behind the ear of a masseuse.
Are you based in the Greater Vancouver area? Stop by our stop and take advantage of our locals-only special! For any Frangipani scented purchases, you get a product of equal or lesser value FREE in any scent!
We are located at 209 Abbott Street (in the heart of Gastown) and our Product Experts are in store between Tuesday - Saturday between 11AM - 6PM
Want to shop online for Frangipani?
Frangipani is one of our most popular scents at Lemongrass House. This traditional Thai scent makes for great products if you love the smell of sweet, floral and with a hint of tropical feelings.