The South Parterre (Parterre du Midi) is effectively exposed by the huge exhibit of blossoms. It is located between the Orangery and the two Basins; yet, the ground dimension of the Orangery is marginally lower than that of the South Parterre.
The passage into the Parterre is flanked by two statues of Eros and Sphinx. The statues were made by Louis Lerambert who cooperated with Jacques Sazzarin.
During Louis XIV's time, the South Parterre was loaded up with citrus-plants which filled the air with an awesome fragrance. In reality, these citruses were a piece of a plan to demonstrate the world that France never again remained in the shadow of Italy when it came to intriguing plants and their support.