7 Intensively Smelling Potted Plants That Will Successfully Replace The Air Freshener

We love cut flowers above all for filling whole rooms with a sweet scent. There is also a whole family of potted plants, where flowers give off a pleasant scent. However, it is important to remember that the pots should not be placed in small rooms, because the aroma can be too intense and difficult to bear.

#1 Gardenia Jasminoides

It’s a small shrub with oblong, glossy leaves. Its biggest decoration are big, bright flowers 2-3.5 inch (about 6-10 cm across) looking like roses.

They release a scent reminiscent of jasmine. Gardenia blooms in summer and fall. It’s quite demanding in cultivation, needs high air humidity and can handle excess water very badly.

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#2 Hyacinth

This extremely decorative plant heralds the imminent arrival of spring. It has small flowers gathered in impressive clusters, which appear in April. They emit an intensive scent and charm with a wide range of colors (shades of purple, blue, white, pink, red). Hyacinths like sunny and warm positions.

7 Intensively Smelling Potted Plants That Will Successfully Replace The Air Freshener
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#3 Fragrant Freesia

It is mainly cultivated in greenhouses for cut flowers. However, cutters also feel very good in pot cultivation. They fill the room with a sweet scent, and their curved flowers delight with colorful flowers, which last from late winter to early autumn. They prefer bright rooms and moderate humidity.
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#4 Long-flowered Lily

It produces elongated, trumpeted flowers with a strong, aromatic scent, which can be enjoyed from June to September. The most elegant are varieties with light, creamy flowers. Lilies like bright positions, but you should protect them from direct sunlight.

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#5 Hoya

The plant produces long, flexible shoots with elongated leaves. But its biggest decoration is the fleshy, collected in baldachins flowers resembling small stars. They produce strong, slightly insipid scent. The smell can be felt most intensively in the evening. Hoja likes light half-tint and is not too demanding in cultivation.

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#6 Medical Jasmine

It’s an intensively growing climber reaching in pot growth about 19.5 Inches tall (50 cm). Its biggest decoration is white flowers gathered in baldies, smells truelly intensively. It grows from early summer to early fall. What’s interesting, the flowers are produced by two or three-year-old plants.

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#7 Oleander Shrubs

The plant is native to the Mediterranean and grown in a pot it grows approximately 4.92 feet (up to 1.5 m high) It enjoys the sight of pink or white flowers, which spreads a pleasant scent. You can admire them from spring to early fall. Oleandria prefer sunny positions and they don’t tolerate cold and lack of moisture very well.

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What are your favorite fragrant potted plants?