Pelargonium tomentosum

Velvety, peppermint-scented leaves with silvery undersides are topped with clusters of delicate white flowers. More
1 young plant, for spring planting 511411-1 £9.95 Delivery mid April
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3 young plants, for spring planting 511411-3 £28.95 Delivery mid April
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Velvety, peppermint-scented leaves with silvery undersides are topped with clusters of delicate white flowers.

This makes a marvellous container plant and if you bring it inside over the winter you can continue to enjoy its scent. Use the leaves in teas and recipes.

Genus Pelargonium
Group/Species Tomentosum (Scented-leaf)
Type Tender Perennial
Common Name Peppermint Scented Geranium
Border Position Container, Indoor
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 75cm (30in)
Spacing 20cm (8in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant out after risk of frosts into well drained compost.
Care Tips Kept frost free, one plant can come back year after year, looking bigger and better each time.
Flowering April - September
Harvesting Flower production: 6 months.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
Advice
Mini pelargonium, blackberry and apple pies recipe

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