Imagine walking into your home after a long day at work, and catching the scent of beautiful flowers that surround your home, instantly washing away the stress from your day. By incorporating any of these fragrant houseplants in your home décor, not only are you freshening up the look of your home, but the aroma, too!
6 Perfectly Fragrant Plants for Your Home
Scented Geranium: With these plants you can choose aromas like rose, lemon, lime, nutmeg, ginger, or chocolate scents, just to name a few. Grow scented geraniums in a bright spot away from drafts. Remember to water and feed this plant on a regular basis with a general-purpose plant food.
Arabian Jasmine: The white flowers of Arabian Jasmine produce a soft, flowery fragrance and are used to make jasmine tea. Grow Arabian jasmine in a bright spot protected from drafts and provide abundant humidity. Water regularly and feed it in spring and summer with a general-purpose houseplant fertilizer.
Citrus: Who doesn’t love the sweet scent of orange, lemon, grapefruit, or other citrus blossoms? These easy to grow plants need plenty of sun away from drafts and with plenty of humidity for your citrus. Water regularly, and fertilize in spring and summer with a general-purpose houseplant food.
Eucalyptus: This easy-growing tree makes beautiful indoors in a spot with plenty of light. It has blue-gray foliage with a lovely aroma when you rub it. Eucalyptus grows best in sunny areas away from drafts and should be watered regularly.
Sweet Bay: This slow-growing shrub shows off shiny green leaves with an herbal scent. You can use the leaves in soups, stews, and much more. Sweet bay thrives in a medium to bright spot. Keep the potting mix evenly moist in spring and summer; let it go a bit drier in winter. It likes high humidity.
Gardenia: Gardenias are one of the most fragrant flowers around, but they can be a little tricky. Its glossy green leaves put the spotlight on the single or double white flowers that emit a heavy, flowery scent. Gardenia prefers a humid, very bright environment and need water and fertilizer regularly in spring and summer. They should be kept away from drafts, also.
To encourage healthy growth and keep the mold, mildew, and pests away, apply Green Thumb regularly to your houseplants. This product uses natural ingredients, like lemongrass oil, to benefit your foliage and protect them from insects and disease. Now you can continue to enjoy the beautiful aroma and have peace of mind knowing that your plants are healthy!