Geranium

Scientific Name: 
Pelargonium sp
Family Name: 
Geraniaceae
Place of Origin: 
Southern Africa
Plant Description: 
There are hundreds of species of geranium, and we love the scented ones. It's an upright plant that can grow up to 1m. The leaves vary with variety, flowers are open clusters of white or pink petals and appear in summer. They smell amazing!!!! We concentrate on Rose Geranium and Citronella Geranium.
Plant Height: 
up to 1m
Plant Width: 
up to 1m
Plant Use: 
Edible
Beverage
Medicinal
Oil
Repellent
Perfume
Harvest Period: 
Various times during the year
Of Interest: 
You need at least one of these in your garden! The smell will make you smile, they'll send pests on their way, you can use them in a tonic, cook with them and even rub them on your pulse points for a beautiful perfume. Just a delight....and oh so useful!
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Perennial
Plant Type: 
Shrub
Climate: 
Temperate
Cool Temperate
Warm Temperate
Deciduous or Evergreen: 
Evergreen

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