Geranium Lemon

This plant is a lemon-scented, shrubby, upright pelargonium with pale pink flowers and crinkled leaves. Works quite well for topiary because it produces dense heads of foliage. Crispum means curled or wavy and describes the edges of these plants’ small, crinkled, lemony leaves.

Description

(Pelargonium crispum)

This plant is a lemon-scented, shrubby, upright pelargonium with pale pink flowers and crinkled leaves. Works quite well for topiary because it produces dense heads of foliage.¬†Crispum¬†means curled or wavy and describes the edges of these plants’ small, crinkled, lemony leaves.

Growing Tips

Plant in almost any well drained spot in the garden and does well in poor dry soils and exposed positions. Plant near paths for pleasant fragrance.

Use

Add crushed leaves to cakes, biscuits, desserts, custard, jellies and jams. Add dried leaves to pot-pourri, sachets, sleep pillows and moth repelling mixes for cupboards. Add sprigs of leaves to your tea to add that mouth watering flavour.

Herb Attributes

Harvest Harvest when needed.
Position Part to Full Sun
Height 60cm
Width 50cm
Lifespan Perennial