Pelargonium 'Chocolate Peppermint'

A scented-leaf pelargonium with marvellous leaves, felted bright green with chocolate markings. More
1 young plant 511226-1 £10.95 Delivery mid April
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3 young plants 511226-3 £28.95 Delivery mid April
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A scented-leaf pelargonium you grow not just for its flowers but for its marvellous leaves, felted bright green with chocolate markings.

It smells great and looks hugely handsome in a pot or vase.

Genus Pelargonium
Group/Species tomentosa
Variety Peppermint Chocolate
Type Tender Perennial
Common Name Geranium
Border Position Container, Front
Soil Type Chalky, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Dry, Moist but Well-drained, Well-drained
Height 40cm (16in)
Spacing 60cm (24in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant out after risk of frost.
Care Tips Kept frost free, one plant can come back year after year, looking bigger and better each time.
Flowering April - September
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
Advice
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