Pelargonium 'Attar of Roses'
three scented-leaved pelargoniums
- Position: full sun or partial shade
- Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: fast growing
- Flowering period: May to November
- Flower colour: lavender-pink
- Other features: scented foliage
- Hardiness: tender
You will want to gently run your hands over the leaves of this tender perennial all the time, as this will help release their delicious rose-like scent. The pale lavender-pink flowers, which appear on the upright stems for months on end from late spring, are an added bonus and are useful for cutting.
'Attar of Roses' is available as a collection of three plants in 7.5cm (3in) peat pots. They will be dispatched directly from our specialist grower of rarer pelargoniums.
- Garden care: As soon as you receive the collection you will need to pot them up into larger pots or plant them in to their final pots straight away. A great hot tip is to feed your plants every other day with a weak solution of a potash-rich liquid fertiliser, such as Tomorite. You'll be rewarded with masses of flowers throughout the summer on plants about 30-40cm tall.
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