"The rose geranium is best known for its rose-scented essential oil and is widely cultivated for the perfume industry. It is also planted in gardens for its ornamental value and pleasant aroma. Though it cannot be consumed in large quantities, rose geranium is used as a flavoring in rose-flavored desserts and teas.
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Can rose geranium poisoning have a fatal outcome?
Commonly mistaken with the non-toxic Cranesbill (Geranium species), rose geranium is mildly toxic to cats, dogs and horses when both ingested and directly touched.
Tips from Garden Coaches
Plants of the Pelargonium genus often produce beautiful flowers year after year. They are suitable for indoor and outdoor decoration.
This is a holy refuge
The garden of Saint Rose
A fragrant altar to that peace
The world no longer knows.
— Bliss Carman
Geranium plants are called Geranium because they belong to the Geraniaceae family. Geraniaceae is a rare plant of the Pelargonium genus. Its leaves produce a strong rose flavor, so it is called Rose geranium.
Rose geranium is not only the pride of African people, but is also very popular in Eurasia. Germany, Spain and Hungary attach great importance to the production and breeding of rose geranium, and Hungary has designated the colorful rose geranium as the national flower.
Meeting by chance brings happiness, a planned meeting, affection
50 cm to 1.5 m
Near the river
Rose geranium is super easy to take care of, with resistance to almost all pests and diseases. It is a perfect option for gardeners with brown thumbs.
Full sun to partial sun
Average water needs, watering when the top 3 cm of soil has dried out.
Fertilization once every 2-3 months during the growing season.
Trim the diseased, withered leaves once a month.
Spring, summer, autumn
Late summer, Early autumn, Mid autumn
Needs excellent drainage in pots"