First flowers of Pelargonium viscossimum this year.

New flowers of pelargonium viscossimum this year, it has pale purplish pink flowers and darker markings. Various other spring flowers including Africa daisy flowers with butterfly, daffodils, a bay tree with very strong fragrance which attracts insects, rose, tulips, pelargonium quercifolium and a purple Mediterranean bee on a flower.

Pelargonium viscossimum

scented leaves in cooking

Tea pot with cup
pelargonium tea

Scented pelargonium leaves can be used in cooking, baking, beverages,flavouring and also in icecream,meringues,liqueur, jellies and more.
Rubbing the leaves brings out the scented fragrance before it is used for your ingredients.
The flowers and leaves are edible and can be placed on top of
cakes & desserts,
Mint,Lemon & Rose scented leaves are the most popular in food flavouring but there are many more aromas to choose from.
Chopped leaves can be added to cakes,custard,milk pudding, sweet sauces and sorbet for flavouring.
They can also be used to add flavour to tea/iced tea or homemade lemonade or smoothes.