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Scented Geraniums: Pelargonium 'Old Spice'

Botanical name: Pelargonium 'Old Spice'

Common name: scented geranium

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Planted
1
time

Sprite
created by:
in the weeds

Austin, Tx

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Soil: dry, neutral, sand
Sun:
  
Zones: 8a thru 11a
Care:
easy
Lifespan:
perennial
Categories:   
Attributes:

butterfly attracting, bee attracting

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description for "Scented Geraniums: Pelargonium 'Old Spice'"

'Old Spice' doesn't smell like the men's aftershave lotion with which it shares its name, but it does have a distinctive scent all its own. A variety of nutmeg-scented geranium, 'Old Spice' is more fragrant and a lot spicier than other spice-scented geraniums. The plant produces lots of flowers and has soft, velvety leaves. Tender perennial. Overwinters outdoors in zones 8-10; should be potted and brought indoors in mid-autumn in colder climates. Plant in full sun in well-drained soil. -- edited by dtd pbcouchman

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