Pelargonium 'Lady Plymouth'

Pelargonium 'Lady Plymouth'

Scented-leaf pelargonium

J F M A M J J A S O N D
Flowers
Flowers
Yes
Yes
Yes

Key Information

  • Botanical name: Pelargonium 'Lady Plymouth'
  • Common name: Scented-leaf pelargonium
  • Plant type: Perennial

Height: 40cm

Spread: 20cm

Flower colour:
  • Purple
Foliage colour:
  • Silver
  • Features: Aromatic foliage, Flowers

Advertisement

Scented-leaf pelargoniums have attractive, scented leaves. They bloom in spring and early summer – flowers are typically smaller than other types of pelargonium but the number of blooms makes up for the lack of size.

Pelargonium 'Lady Plymouth' is a well-known rose-scented pelargonium. A variegated form of Pelargonium 'Graveolens', it has cream variegated leaves and pale lavender flowers. It's perfect for growing in containers on the patio and also in a conservatory. 

Grow Pelargonium 'Lady Plymouth' in well-drained soil in full sun. Propagate by taking cuttings in summer. The Royal Horticultural Society has given it its prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM).

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, Dappled shade
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Hardiness: Half hardy
  • Maintenance: Low maintenance
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy, Chalky/alkaline, Acidic

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

Care routine

J F M A M J J A S O N D
Plant
Plant
Yes
Yes
J F M A M J J A S O N D
Take cuttings
Take cuttings
Yes
Yes

Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

  • Effects: Purgative if ingested

Advertisement

Find the perfect plants for your garden

Plant type
Flower colour
Sun exposure
Select all