Scented Geranium (Pelargonium graveolens) in the Pelargoniums Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Flowers: Showy
Other: The Pelargonium flower has a single symmetry plane (zygomorphic) which distinguishes it from the Geranium flower which is actinomorphic.
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Dynamic Accumulator: Fe (Iron)
Mn (Manganese)
Zn (Zinc)
Cu (Copper)
Co (Cobalt)
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Other: take a stem cutting just below a node and remove the leaves from the bottom one or two nodes; roots will only develop from the region of a node; harden off the plants before transplanting them outdoors
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Location: Mysore, IndiaDate: 2014 SeptMy plant does not flower.
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Posted by BlueOddish (South Jordan, Utah, USA - Zone 7a) on Oct 2, 2018 7:37 PM

The common name for this plant in Brazil is "Malvarosa".

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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P. citrosum --is it really toxic? by fahte Jul 29, 2018 9:31 AM 1
Any ideas on an ID? by kniphofia Mar 30, 2015 7:08 AM 5
Scented Geranium (Pelargonium graveolens) by Dinu Mar 11, 2015 12:10 AM 11
SCENTED GERANIUMS - 22 Cultivars - ORDERS - Kim by Kim Apr 17, 2012 4:27 PM 19
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