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Just acquired a Peppermint geranium!

Posted by mkjones z8 TX (My Page) on
Wed, Oct 20, 04 at 0:23

It's the loveliest fuzzy leaf'd plant..and that wonderful smell! Ahh....

Now, I'll have two different distince geraniums to brush past purposely...Citronella and Peppermint. Yum!

And, as always, I continue to love the regular earthy geraniums I've got around here too....=)

Anyone know if the Peppermint ever blooms?

Kathleen in TX


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RE: Just acquired a Peppermint geranium!

It should bloom. I have a lemon variety that blooms all the time. My daughter bought 2 from a greenhouse that was going out of buisness in Aug. I keep them in a sunny window in my sun room and feed them with 20-20-20 miracle grow ferilizer. The blossoms are a reddish pink. I planted them in a large pot with some swedish ivy. They really look nice together. Hope that helps. Kathryn in fall like wa state.


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RE: Just acquired a Peppermint geranium!

Hi Kathleen,
If the plant you have aquired is P.tomentosum then you have a lovely plant. This plant is very vigorous and may need a large pot, it will flower but, as with many of the scented pelargoniums, the flowers will be a secondary attraction to the scented leaves.
Best wishes
Ron


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