Question re: Holly

Dick Dick at rmy.emory.edu
Tue Mar 18 13:07:15 EST 1997


Suzanne wrote:
> 
> Hi!
> 
> As a writer, I  need to know:  does holly have a scent?  Can you smell
> it on a warm summer evening?  What does it smell like?  Is it sweet?
> Is it a heady, overpowering smell?  A light aroma that you catch only
> vaguely?
> 
> Any help would be appreciated.  Could you please e-mail a reply?  I
> don't trust my newserver 100%!
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> Suzanne

Hollys that are related to Chinese holly are blooming now in Atlanta and
they have a strong, sweet, somewhat sickening(to me) odor.

Onlt the flowers will have a significant scent, and they don't last very
long.

Dick



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