Good to know: From Africa to Holland to England to to you!! The leaves of scented geraniums (or rather, pelargoniums) were a popular addition to fingerbowls of the Victorian Era for the washing of a dinner guest hands. Both leaves and flowers are also useful flavourings in teas, jellies and baked goods but predominantly the plant is valued by the home gardener for its fragrances of which there are many. 'Lady Plymouth' exhibits rose and lemon scents.

Light requirements: full sun

Height: 1-3' (pruning is very beneficial to maintain shape vigour)

Spread: 12-24"

Uses: containers, pathways, beds and borders, houseplant, culinary, potpourri

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