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PlantFiles: Scented Geranium
Pelargonium 'Rachael Marie'

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Family: Geraniaceae (jer-ay-nee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Pelargonium (pe-lar-GO-nee-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Rachael Marie

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Category:
Annuals
Herbs
Perennials
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Aromatic

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
Allow cut surface to callous over before planting
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
By simple layering

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral philomel On Dec 3, 2004, philomel from Castelnau RB Pyrenes
France (Zone 8a) wrote:

I do enjoy this plant, but find that the aroma of the leaves is unpleasant, whereas most people are reminded of apples.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Saint Louis, Missouri



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