Pelargonium graveolens is native to South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique. It is part of the Geraniaceae family of plants. It is also known as Pelargonium graveolens is an upright, multi-branched shrub. Pelargonium graveolens can grow to about 1.5m or 5ft. The flowers range in colors from white to pinks. The flowering season is Summer and Autumn. It has fragrant leaves. The foliage could be incised or lobed.
Pelargonium is also known as Geranium terebinthinaceum and Pelargonium terebinthinaceum, Rose Geranium, Sweet Scented Geranium, Old Fashion Rose Geranium, or Rose-Scent Geranium.
Plant Pelargonium graveolens in sandy and loamy soil that is moist but well-drained and in the sun. Propagate Pelargonium graveolens from seed or cuttings in spring or autumn. Deadhead Pelargonium graveolens for more flowers and pinch the tips to make it bushier. You can give them a harder pruning for fresh growth each season.
Pelargonium graveolens are easy to grow and with little care you are rewarded by a lot of flowers, fragrant leaves, however most are not frost-resistant and will need protection.