Pelargonium tomentosum- mint scented

Pelargonium tomentosum is now flowering for the first time, it is a lovely plant with velvety heart shaped leaves which are peppermint scented and are covered with soft glandular hairs that can be used in cooking to line the base of a chocolate cake tin & also for essential oil.

The flowers are small with white petals and purple markings, it is native to mountainous habitats in moist areas close to streams & forests in the South Western Cape which has year round rainfall and light frost.

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