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Deb Babcock: Freshen up home with houseplants

Houseplant ideas

Scented houseplants

Angel’s trumpet (Datura candida)

Calamondin orange (Citrofortunella mitis)

Coffee plant (Coffea arabica)

Delta maidenhair fern (Adiantum raddianum)

Dutch hyacinth

Florist’s cyclamens (Cyclamen persicum clutivars)

Gardenia (Gardenia jasminoides)

German or Persian violet (Exacum affine)

Grape hyacinth (Muscari armeniacum)

Heliotrope (Heliotropium arborescens)

Jasmines (Jasminum officoale and J. polyanthum)

Lily of the valley (Convallaria majalis)

Miniature roses (Rosa)

Narcissi

Oleander (Nerium oleander)

Pelargoniums or geraniums

Madagascar jasmine (Stephanotis floribunda)

Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)

Wax plants (Hoya bella and H. Carnosa)

Colorful houseplants

African violets (Saintpaulia hybrids)

Azaleas (Rhododentron simssi cultivars)

Caladium (C. x hortulanum)

Crotons (Cadiaeum variegatum pictum cultivors)

Cyclamen (C. persicum)

Dracaena margiinata ‘tricolor’

Flame nettle (Coleus blumei)

Prayer plant (Maranta leuconeura)

Rex begonia (Begtonia x rex-cultorum)

Wandering Jew (Zebrina pendula ‘quadricolor)

Christmas cheer (Sedum x rubrotinctum)

Mosiac plant (Fittonia verschaffeltii)

Polka-dot plant (Hypoestes phyllostachya)

Velvet plant (Gynura aurantiaca ‘purple passion’)