Staghorn Oak Leaf Geranium - Pelargonium quercifolium - Inside/Out - 4" Pot
Gift wrapping Options available
Pelargoniums or scented leaf geraniums are aptly described as living potpourri for the home. They are not grown for their flowers, but for their scent. Most are native to South Africa and became popular with Victorians when the colonists brought them back to Britain with them. Unlike other garden plants that are fragrant only when blooming, scenteds are fragrant all year long. The scent is contained in the small beads of oil produced in the glands at the base of the leaf hairs. Bruising or crushing the leaves breaks the beads and thus the plant releases its scent. All are wonderfully fragrant and have a distinctive smell. Outside during the summer they prefer sun or part-sun. Bring them indoors in the winter, place them in a sunny window and they make an excellent house plant plus they have delicate, lavender-pink blooms.
Oak-leaved Geranium, Almond-scented Geranium, Village Oak Geranium 'Staghorn Oak'
Easy to grow indoors or out. Hardy in zones 9-11.
Loves the sun. Lavender blooms
Grow outdoors in pots, bring inside in the winter
Height: 12-18 inches
Immediate Shipping. The plant you will receive is growing in a 4" pot