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The MIP's Gardens
27 May 2014 / 15h45
Broom or Spanish broom Spartium junceum L. Fabaceae family Originating from Europe, the broom used by perfumers was Spanish broom. Wildflower is a Mediterranean shrub, which was harvested in Esterel...
The MIP's Gardens
27 May 2014 / 15h45
Bitter orange Citrus aurantium L. var. amara Rutaceae family Bitter orange is native to the Far East. Its fruit, bitter orange, was the only orange known to the Europeans for over 500 years. The...
The MIP's Gardens
27 May 2014 / 15h45
Jasmine Jasminum grandiflorum L. Oleaceae family There are about 200 species of jasmine. Only two are used in perfumery. This is the case with Jasminum Grandiflorum used since the dawn of time...
The MIP's Gardens
27 May 2014 / 15h45
Mimosas Acacia dealbata Lam. Cassie Acacia farnesiana Wild Fabaceae family The first plantations of mimosa date back to the late nineteenth century in Esterel and the Tanneron massif. About thirty...
The MIP's Gardens
27 May 2014 / 15h45
Lavenders Lavandula latifolia L. f. Medikus, Lavandula angustofolia Miller, Lavandula angustifolia Miller x Lamiacieaes family Until the nineteenth century, its production was very traditional, made...
The MIP's Gardens
27 May 2014 / 15h45
Rose Geranium Pelargonium graveolens L’Her. Geraniaceae family In the sixteenth century, the Dutch botanist Paul Herman brought the geranium back from South Africa. But the leaves and stems of rose...

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