There's no mistaking the smell of jonquils. Their fragrance is so overwhelming that some people refer to them as "stinkers". But their popularity doesn't come from their aroma alone. Jonquils are also a great way to cheer up your garden during the cold winter months and are a pleasant reminder warmer weather is just around the corner.This close relative of the daffodil has been celebrated for millennia. They were grown in ancient Egypt and Israel and are also a good luck symbol during Chinese New Year. Today, they make a great addition to your garden because they're super easy to grow, are inexpensive and are almost indestructible.