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Pelargonium



Botanical Name
Pelargonium



Also known as geraniums

There are some 200 species of pelargonium. The first species is known to have been cultivated by a native of South Africa and are indigenous to South Africa. Pelargoniums enjoy full sun and well-drained, dry soil. They are perennials reaching heights of 20-50cm depending on the variety.

Pelargonium sp.

Coconut pelargoniums have a strong scent and are often used as a repellent. They are one of the smaller varities reaching a height of 20cm. As with most varieties of pelargonium, Coconut pelargonium can be used in potpourri. You can also place the leaves under cake mix to impart flavour.

Lady Plymouth Pelargonium

Pelargonium graveolans

Lady Plymouth reaches a height of 50cm and has a variegated leaf. It is used in potpourri and for its oil. It is also used to regulate hormones and to treat varicose veins.

Lime Pelargonium

Pelargonium crispum

Lime pelargonium has a lovely lemon scent and is used as an insect repellent. It is advisable to plant lime pelargonium near outside entertainment areas to ward off any unwanted attention. Lime pelargonium reaches a height of 50cm.

Nutmeg Pelargonium

Pelargonium fragrans

Nutmeg pelargonium reaches a height of 20cm. It has a warm, spciy scent and is great in potpourri. It, like some of the other varities, aid in the regulation of hormones and in the treatment of varicose veins.

Oakleaf Pelargonium

Pelargonium “Royal Oak”

Oakleaf pelargonium reaches a height of 70cm. It is used to regulate hormes and to treat varicose veins.

Peppermint Pelargonium

Pelargonium tomentosum

Peppermint pelargonium has a lovely mint scent and is used in potpourri's and in linen sachets. It reaches a height of around 50cm. It is used to flavour tea and is also used for its oil.

Rose Pelargonium

Pelargonium graveolens

Rose pelargonium is one of the more well-known varieties. Its lovely rose scent is used in potpourri's and for oil. It is also used in the treatment of varicose veins and to help regulate hormones. It reaches a height of 50cm

Wild Rose Pelargonium

Pelargonium graveolens

Reaches a height of 80cm. Like Rose Pelargonium its lovely rose scent is used in potpourri's and for oil. It is also used in the treatment of varicose veins and to help regulate hormones.

















 

 

 

 

Camphor Pelargonium

Pelargonium betulinum

Camphor pelargonium reaches a height of 50cm. It is used for its medicinal properties, which aid colds and flu. It is used in potpourri and as an oil as it has a strong and fragrant scent.

Coconut Pelargonium

 

 

 









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