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Asheville, NC

March 3, 2013
8:34 AM

Post #9437420

Please help, I'm stumped

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San Francisco, CA

March 3, 2013
8:37 AM

Post #9437422

Pelaragonium cv. - one of the "scented geraniums" it would appear. Does the foliage have a scent when rubbed?
Asheville, NC

March 3, 2013
8:40 AM

Post #9437427

Yes, it has a strong scent it is hard to describe though
Asheville, NC

March 3, 2013
8:51 AM

Post #9437432

Mabel Gray perhaps?
Contra Costa County, CA
(Zone 9b)

March 3, 2013
9:54 AM

Post #9437482

The easy ones smell like lemon, or mint, or other distinct fragrances.
The difficult ones are indeed hard to describe. I would look at the leaf shape, fuzziness or lack of hair, and color. These can vary if the plant is grown in more shade or indoors vs outdoors, in brighter light.
San Francisco, CA

March 3, 2013
10:25 AM

Post #9437493

I would search for sites that offer scented "geraniums", and forums that discuss them. The people there may be able to ID it from the leaf alone.

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