Outdoor plants are great, but they can’t compare to the beauty and fragrance of indoor plants. Indoor flora will improve your mood while making any room in which it resides much brighter!
We’ve picked 15 best-smelling houseplants that you should try out for yourself if space permits or these might just become yours too after reading this article – we’re sure there’s one perfect for every personality.
1. LEMON BALM (MELISSA OFFICINALIS)
Lemon balm grows thick and bushy, with leaves that smell sweetly of lemon.
The freshness if this plant can be felt in any room you enter; it’s perfect for bringing home natural air to keep your house clean or adding some zestful character!
Keep an open window near where sunlight streams so its strong rays bring out all those delightful scents from within the pot itself as well – there really isn’t anything like a healthy dose worth enjoying before bedtime hours either.
2. ENGLISH LAVENDER (LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA)
Lavender is a truly beautiful plant that’s not only full of fragrance, but also has many other health benefits!
The lavenders smell great and are known for their calming effects. They’re easy to care for as well – just make sure you give your indoor garden enough sunlight or water it regularly so they continue thriving indoors too.
3. WHITE JASMINE (JASMINUM POLYANTHUM)
Jasmine is a delicate flower that can be used in any home. It has white petals and green leaves, which make it stand out from other plants more than others.
The smell of Jasmine will fill your house with an elegant aroma like fresh linens!
To grow this plant successfully you need bright light protection against drafts as well as water retention so don’t forget about those weekly watering rituals to keep up its humidity levels too
4. GARDENIA (GARDENIA JASMINOIDES)
Gardenia plants are famous for their sweet fragrance and dark green glossy leaves.
This houseplant has white flowers with an aromatic scent that puts off a delicious aroma in any room you place it in!
5. CITRUS TREE (CITRUS SPP.)
Citrus fruit trees are a great way to add fragrance and sunshine into your home. The tiny citrus plants can be grown as miniatures, needing plenty of sunlight and warmth in order produce fragrant blossoms that smell like their juicy fruits!
They also tend to only need watering every now then so you don’t have worry about over-watering them at least for now on this end (but definitely keep an eye out!).
It takes around 6 years before these little guys mature enough though; but once they do blooming will start immediately.
6. TWINKLE ORCHID (ONCIDIUM)
Orchids come in all colors with a wide variety of blooms.
They also each have their own unique scent, but the best place to keep an orchid is near bright natural lights like those found on windowsills and next door to potted plants for optimal visibility.
7. SCENTED LEAF GERANIUM (PELARGONIUM SPP.)
The beauty of geraniums is unmatched by any other plant in this list. Their flower spikes are always perfect, and their scent can fill up a room with ease!
But what makes them so great? Well for starters they’re one-of-a kind: there’s no other type like it anywhere else on Earth – not even close!
And besides looking good as well (especially when brightly colored), these flowers make sure you don’t run low on fresh air either; each bloom has hundreds if not thousands of petals that smell just as sweet at night time.
8. STEPHANOTIS (MARSDENIA FLORIBUNDA)
Stephanotis is a vining plant that produces clusters of waxy, sweet smelling flowers in spring and summer.
It’s one of the easier indoor plants to grow as it just needs bright light for watering but no artificial fertilizers or pesticides!
The leaves on this climbing vine have dark green color with attractive patterns throughout which means they look good no matter what season you’re seeing them during – from fresh snow drifts all way through hot summers day at your local park bench.
9. EUCALYPTUS TREE (EUCALYPTUS CINEREA)
You don’t know what you’re missing out on if your house doesn’t have a eucalyptus plant.
These beautiful plants are perfect for those who want an invigorating scent in their home or office, but they can be tricky to grow because of how quickly these plants need water!
It is essential that we check them often so make sure and give this beauty some love every couple of weeks by checking the soil moisture level before setting one free indoors.
10. SWEET BAY (LAURUS NOBILIS)
Sweet bay is a tree with thick, glossy leaves. It has herbal scent and slight floral notes that will make for an interesting addition to soups or stews when you clip off their leafy tops from time to time!
Sweet bays are happiest in full sun but can handle some shade as well; just keep them away from trees who’s branches might touch theirs by accident since this could cause injuries due the sweetbay’s sharp thorns on its trunks (not kidding).
11. TEA ROSE BEGONIA (BEGONIA ‘TEA ROSE’)
A fascinating tea rose cultivar, this fibrous plant features broad green leaves and ever blooming pinkish white flowers that appear along its red stem.
Blooms are fragrant with lightly sweet aroma – preferring medium to bright light when kept indoors or high humidity levels in the air it breathes out on a regular basis (think dampened towel).
The perfect addition for anyone who loves beautiful plants from all around!
12. HELIOTROPE (HELIOTROPIUM ARBORESCENS)
With its delicate, violet flowers and rich vanilla scent heliotrope is a favorite among gardeners.
It’s hardy enough to grow inside as long you provide plenty of sunlight and humidity for the plant but can otherwise thrive in USDA zones 8 through 11 with proper care.
There will always be more blossoms on your indoor hydrangeas than those growing outdoors- deadhead spent blooms when they appear so that others may enjoy their presence indoors!
13. ANGEL’S TRUMPET (BRUGMANSIA X CANDIDA)
The angelic fragrance of Angel Trumpet will fill an entire room, infusing the air with its sweet smell.
14. FRANGIPANI (PLUMERIA SPP.)
The fragrant aroma of frangipani blooms is one that cannot be matched.
The five-petal flowers are available in a variety of colors including white, yellow and pink hues with red being the most common among them all to make up for their great scent which can fill your home or office at night time!
To keep these plants alive you need bright sunlight (at least 4 hours per day) as well as plenty on amount water – about 2 inches deep daily if it’s plant grown indoors and between watering outdoors depending where its located outside).
15. BLUE PASSIONFLOWER (PASSIFLORA CAERULEA)
A show-stopping blue passionflower offers a mesmerizing display of colorful sepals, petals and filaments.
Beyond its complex appearance it also emits minty fruity aroma that will have you coming back for more!
This vine needs some cage or hoop support so as not to get messy on your carpet. It prefers spacious pots with well established roots in order to thrive.
Make sure about watering them enough because they love high humidity levels (70%+) along with household temperature ranges from 60-75 degrees Fahrenheit during hot summer months when direct sunlight strikes their leaves hardest.