February 1, 2023
Pelargonium graveolens

Pelargonium graveolens

Pelargonium graveolens is native to South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique. It is part of the Geraniaceae family of plants. It 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 graveolens
Pelargonium graveolens

Pelargonium is also known as Geranium terebinthinaceum and Pelargonium terebinthinaceum, Rose Geranium, Sweet Scented Geranium, Old Fashion Rose Geranium, or Rose-Scent Geranium.

Pelargonium graveolens
Pelargonium graveolens

Grow it in the sun. Plant Pelargonium graveolens in sandy and loamy soil that is moist but well-drained. 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 Pelargonium graveolens 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.

Pelargonium graveolens
Pelargonium graveolens

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