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Pelargonium  odoratissimum

An impressive variety with beautiful  light green soft velvety apple scented leaves which are  heart shaped, it has pale pink to white flowers with purple markings on the upper petals & each flowering stalk has about 3-8 flowers. P. odoratissimum is a low growing shrub let  with short stems and grows to about  50 cm/20 inches in height, it prefers slightly sandy soil conditions in full sun to part shade. The name “odoratissimum” is derived from the Latin word meaning sweet scented.  Essential oil from this plant is commonly used in aromatherapy and skin care,  It is ideal for fragrant gardens,window boxes,hanging baskets or pots

Sweet scented pelargonium

Each packet contains 5 seeds - €4.25

Ideal for Fragrant gardens, window Boxes,hanging baskets & pots. Low growing shrub let Apple scented leaves
plant description

Pelargonium odoratissimum is a low growing shub-let with short stems that grows to about 50 cm (20 inches) in height, The soft velvety light green heart shaped leaves have a strong minty apple scent with pale pink to white flowers & purple markings on the upper petals and each flowering stalk contains 3-8 flowers.

Essential oil from this plant is commonly used in aromatherapy, skin care & as a natural preservative, the leaves are also used in cooking.

growing conditions

Pelargonium odoratissimum is native to South Africa in the Eastern Cape,Kwazulu-Natal & Mpumalanga that has Summer & Winter rainfall and light frost, it grows in forests under taller plants and rock crevices in damp sandy/loam soil conditions (PH.acid/neutral) in semi shade and is best planted in a fragrant garden,containers or pots.