Has a calming fragrance that balances cardiac, nervous, and immune
system. The beautiful violet and lavender blooms keep coming back each
year. Great house plant. Do not over water. Drought-tolerant.
Attar of Rose Scented Geraniums are perfect plants - they will thrive in the heat of the summer on a patio or deck, but before the danger of frost, they can be brought inside to become an easy-to-care for houseplant in a sunny location.
They have rose-scented leaves and
clusters of pale pink flowers and are perfect for containers. Grow in a
location where the foliage can be touched and, thus, the scent released.
Characteristics: Blooms are red and white.
Light: Plant in full sun
Water: Do not over water. Make sure soil is well drained
Soil: Requires verage or medium soil
Use: Can be used to flavor jellies. Flowers can be candied
Adding Attar of Rose to Apple Jelly:
For a recipe calling for 4
pounds of apples
Add 14 whole leaves of the geranium in a cheesecloth
and remove when jelly is ready to set. Add 2 Tablespoons of chopped
flower petals for appearance right before pouring into the jars. - Use only
the flower petals