Stephenville A Perfect Climate for Plants in the Home

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Houseplants are an excellent way to spice up the interior of your home while also serving as an appealing characteristic of a property for sale. Given the favorable climate in Stephenville, there are a number of fragrant houseplants which do not need an outdoor environment to flourish. The following five plants can lighten a room, deliver a springtime aroma to your rooms and provide an eye-catching flourish to your interior design:

  1. Scented Geraniums—Nose Candy: There are 200+ varieties of geraniums, some with leaf shapes, ruffled and fuzzy, while others are smooth and lacey. What distinguishes geraniums are the wide range of fragrances, including Peppermint Lace, Chocolate Mint, Lemon Fancy, Prince of Orange and Pink Champagne.
  2. Jasmine: Also known as winter jasmine, this plant prefers cool indoor temperatures and is easy-to-grow. It features fragrant white flowers which will remind you of a spring garden.
  3. Orchids: The easiest to grow indoors, orchids can flower up to twice a year in a wide range of colors and sizes. They require plenty of light but direct sunlight will cause the flowers to spot. Best of all, when the your orchid stops flowering, just replant it. It will bloom again.
  4. Paperwhites: Tall white plants that can bloom indoors any time of the year. As a member of the daffodil family, the bulbs can be planted in water and produce flowers in a month.
  5. Gardenia: The most fragrant plant on this list. Although they do grow beautiful flowers, it’s actually the leaves that are responsible for its pleasant scent. They require frequent fertilizing, daily misting and lots of sunlight.

Home tips like these are perfect for homes in Stephenville. We are blessed with a favorable climate and an abundance of sunlight. But even during the colder months, these plants can not only survive but thrive. The pleasant odors and eye appeal are a way to spruce up the house, whether you are entertaining guests or gearing up to place your home on the market.

We routinely offer tips like these to our clients in Stephenville and throughout Erath County as small ways to promote their homes. If you’d like to hear more, just give us a shout today.

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