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Pelargonium ‘Lady Plymouth’

Scented-leaf pelargonium

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Flowers

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  • Botanical name: Pelargonium 'Lady Plymouth'
  • Common name: Scented-leaf pelargonium
  • Family: Geraniaceae
  • Plant Type: Conservatory, Perennial
Flower colour:

Purple

Foliage colour:

Silver

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.

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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.

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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).

How to grow Pelargonium 'Lady Plymouth'

  • Plant size

    40cm height

    20cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full sun
  • Hardiness: Half hardy
  • Soil type: Acidic / chalky / alkaline / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Take cuttings
Take cuttings

Do not Take cuttings in January

Do not Take cuttings in February

Do not Take cuttings in March

Do not Take cuttings in April

Do not Take cuttings in May

Do Take cuttings in June

Do Take cuttings in July

Do not Take cuttings in August

Do not Take cuttings in September

Do not Take cuttings in October

Do not Take cuttings in November

Do not Take cuttings in December

Pelargonium 'Lady Plymouth' and wildlife

Pelargonium 'Lady Plymouth' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Pelargonium 'Lady Plymouth' poisonous?

Pelargonium 'Lady Plymouth' can be toxic.

Toxic to:

Toxic to Cats

Toxic to Dogs

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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