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PlantFiles: Scented Geranium
Pelargonium citrosum 'Orange'

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Family: Geraniaceae (jer-ay-nee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Pelargonium (pe-lar-GO-nee-um) (Info)
Species: citrosum (SIT-roh-sum) (Info)
Cultivar: Orange
Additional cultivar information: (aka Prince of Orange)

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Category:
Annuals
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 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:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly

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 serpentine layering

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

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Profile:

1 positive
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No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive hanna1 On Jul 7, 2004, hanna1 from Castro Valley, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

I bought an Orange Scented, and a Rose scented in 4" pots in February, I left them in the pots in my raised garden bed, now in full bloom and 3ft across, i have used the leaves in my tea, if you have used it for other things let me know.

Regional...

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

Canoga Park, California



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