Top 9 Flowers to Improve Indoor Air
By Maddie Ogletree
Want to naturally freshen up your home this spring? Bring the floral scents inside by growing potted plants that will not only add to your room décor but also give off a fresh aroma. Adding flowers to your home improves your health and your mood, so check out some of these indoor flowers that will brighten up your life. In accordance with National Flower Day, Your Comfort Company wanted to present to you a few of the best flowers for the indoors to get you started.
1. Scented Geranium
Scented Geranium is one of the most versatile indoor plants. You can choose from rose, lemon, ginger, and more. There are over 200 different variations with all different kinds of leaves and textures.
With beautiful white flowers and glossy leaves, gardenia is one of the most popular indoor plants. However, keeping it thriving can be a bit tricky. It needs to be kept in a bright and humid environment where it is protected from drafts. Be sure to water and fertilize it throughout the spring and summer.
3. Orange Jessamine
The Orange Jessamine’s white flowers emit an orange blossom scent that will freshen up your home.
This easy-growing vine is not too difficult to take care of for a delightful scent. When in bloom, the plant’s pink or white flowers give off a sweet smell. Keep it in a semi-bright spot and water to grow a successful plant.
Grow this plant in a hanging basket near a window and watch as its stems grow! You’ll need to trim it back to keep its size in check. Pothos removes toxins from the air naturally, helping improve your air quality and health.
Looking to make Hawaiian lei? This easy-to-grow plant will add a tropical twist to your home and leave a pleasant smell in the air.
Beautiful and sweet-smelling, Paperwhites make a perfect addition to any room in your home. These flowers will bloom any time of year and produce a distinctive musky, sweet smell.
Growing Oncidium orchids is an easy way to add some natural sweet smells inside without too much work. Give these orchids need plenty of filtered light and warmth, and they will bloom twice a year.
These flowers come in a variety of colors, including white, pink, and red. Dianthus flowers are easy to care for. Most need ample sunlight, but a few varieties will grow well in the shade. With regular watering, these plants will bloom vibrant, fragrant flowers in your home.