Looking for indoor plants that not only serve as a stunning natural home décor but also offer pleasant fragrance? You’re in the right place, guys. This post is a collection of 15 best scented houseplants that you will love. Lemon balm, English lavender, white jasmine, citrus tree, twinkle orchid, and some other are recommended here. We’re no longer strange to them, right? The point here is these produce a scent that amaze you and your family.
Some of these houseplants even help purify the air around you, and offer and culinary and medicinal uses. Growing them in your bedroom and living room would be great. I have a pretty English lavender planter in my bedroom and it’s still doing well now. Its fragrance can also help repel flies and mosquitoes in my room. So good! If you love gardening, do not hesitate to give these plants a try. I find it worth and you will, too!
#1 Lemon Balm
Lemon balm should never be missed in this collection. This perennial herb produces a sweet lemon aroma when you brush or lightly rub its leaves. This makes it a lovely addition to any room in your home. Open the window, and the flow of air will help release the lemon scent from the leaves.
#2 English Lavender
Not only beautiful purple flowers make the lavender stand out, its relaxing and gentle fragrance also makes a name for itself. It’s a great addition to your home (as a decor) and your foods, too. This plant also serves for medicinal purposes and helps repel flies and mosquitoes in your home.
Stephanotis produces clusters of waxy, sweet smelling flowers in spring and summer, making it one of the best scented houseplants. This vining plant needs a good amount of bright light and a support to climb on.
#4 Twinkle Orchid
Orchids come in all colors with a wide variety of blooms. Each produces their own unique scent. Keep your orchid planter in a place that has bright, filtered natural light.
#5 White Jasmine
White jasmine is also a wonderful plant to bring indoors. It’s known for its thick green leaves, elegant white flowers, a sweet and delicate aroma, which many compare to fresh linens. You can grow jasmine in a bright spot and give it abundant humidity by watering regularly.
#6 Citrus Tree
As citrus fruits have their own unique scent, why not grow citrus trees in your home? Lemon, lime, orange, and other citrus fruit plants are worth bringing to your home. Dwarfed into miniature trees, citrus needs sunshine and warmth to produce small fragrant blossoms that smell like their fruit.
Gardenia is one of the most famous fragrant houseplants. It features dark green glossy leaves and white flowers, which produce a delicious aromatic sense.
Geraniums make a name for themselves with their flower spikes and scented foliage. You can grow these plants in a bright spot protected from drafts. Make sure to water and feed regularly with a general-purpose plant food.
#9 Eucalyptus Tree
Eucalyptus is also a beautiful, scented plant to bring indoor. It needs to be watered frequently.
#10 Sweet Bay
Sweet bay has thick, glossy, elliptical leaves. Its foliage waft an herbal scent with slight floral notes. Clip off the leaves from time to time to add flavor to soups, sauces, and stews. To grow this non-fussy evergreen tree indoor, you should keep the planter in a spot that receives full sun to part shade.
#11 Tea Rose Begonia
Tea rose begonia produces broad green leaves and ever blooming pinkish white flowers that appear along its red stem. The blooms waft a lightly sweet aroma.To grow this plant indoor, you should keep it in a spot that receives medium to bright light.
Heliotrope bears tiny violet flowers that waft a delightful specimen that smells of vanilla. Although this plant is typically planted outdoors, it can be tamed for your indoor garden as long as you provide plenty of sunlight and humidity
#13 Angel Trumpet
The amazing fragrance of Angel Trumpet will fill an entire room, infusing the air with its sweet smell.
Frangipani has Mexican, Hawaiian, Central American, and Caribbean origins. It is most well known as the flower used to make leis. Its blooms come in red, pink, yellow, and white hues – are incredibly fragrant, especially at night.
#15 Blue Passionflower
Blue passionflower bears a mesmerizing display of colorful sepals, petals, filaments, stamens, and stigmas. These flowers also produce a minty, fruity aroma. Blue passionflower prefers a cage or hoop support to keep it tidy, and a spacious pot for its roots to become well established.