Penhaligon's have announced the Countryside Candle Collection, which is due at the end of May. The candles are housed in hat boxes, and the collection consists of four triple wicked candles, designed to transport you to the "fragrant heart of Britain." Each candle is inspired by a traditional country pastime; An Amble in the Orchard, A Picnic in the Meadow, A Walk in the Woods and Tea on the Terrace. The illustrated packaging show a ﬁctionalized Walter Penhaligon and his wife engaged in various country pursuits.
An Amble in the Orchard is a bright green blend of basil and green pea, lent a fresh tartness by apples and pears, with rose, musk and vetiver providing a light warmth.
Head Notes: Basil, Lavender, Green Pea
Heart Notes: Garden Rose, Apple, Pear
Base Notes: Musk, Vetiver, Patchouli, Cedarwood
A Picnic in the meadow on a pillowy blanket of grass, suggested by herbal notes of new mown hay, clary sage and clover, whilst sun-warmed hay, amber, oakmoss and patchouli provide a luminous, balmy breeze.
Head Notes: Thyme, Clary Sage, Mown Hay, Armoise
Heart Notes: Geranium, Clover, Heartsease
Base Notes: Amber, Dry Hay, Oakmoss, Musk, Patchouli
A Walk in the Woods is next on the agenda. Sage, violet leaf, muguet and a bed of moss sit below tall and proud woodland trees, suggested here by soft smoky notes of cedarwood, sandalwood, and patchouli.
Head Notes: Clary Sage, Grapefruit, Armoise, Fresh Cut Grass
Heart Notes: Violet Leaf, Geranium, Muguet, Lavender
Base Notes: Moss, Hay, Amber, Cedarwood, Sandalwood, Patchouli
Tea on the Terrace is taken in the surrounds beautiful English garden: lilac, rose, hyacinth and narcissus in full bloom are blended with a gentle, sweet twist of heliotrope and choisya.
Head Notes: Freshly Cut Grass
Heart Notes: Lilac, Rose, Hyacinth, Narcisse, Magnolia, Choisya, Jasmine, Lavender, Geranium
Base Notes: Heliotrope
The Countryside Candle Collection will be available online at www.penhaligons.com on the of May and all Penhaligon’s UK boutiques at the of June.