There are many reasons to grow plants indoors — they clean the air, soften and infuse our decor with nature, and reduce the amount of stress we feel.
There is a stunning array of leaf colors and textures to brighten spirits even on the shortest, dreariest winter days. But that's not all – Pick carefully and they also provide scent from rich and flowery to warm and spicy.
Arabian jasmine flowers almost all year long if it gets enough light. The starry, pure-white flowers produce a soft, flowery fragrance and are used to make jasmine tea.
What it needs: Grow Arabian jasmine in a bright spot protected from drafts and provide abundant humidity. Water regularly and feed it in spring and summer with a general-purpose houseplant fertilizer.
Test Garden Tip: Arabian jasmine is a shrubby vine; you can let the stems grow long and train them on a trellis or grow in an arching mound.