Pelargonium 'Attar of Roses' (Sc)
pelargonium 'Attar of Roses'
'Attar of Roses' is a bushy sub-shrub to 60cm in height, with rose-scented, pinnately lobed leaves and small clusters of pale mauve-pink flowers 2-3cm across in summer
Ultimate height0.5–1 metres
Time to ultimate height2–5 years
Ultimate spread0.1–0.5 metres
Colour & scent
- Full sun
South–facing or West–facing
- Native to the UK
Pelargonium can be perennials, sub-shrubs or shrubs, sometimes succulent and mostly evergreen, with palmately lobed or pinnately divided leaves and clusters of slightly irregular, 5-petalled flowers
- Name status
- Horticultural Group
- Scented-leaved pelargoniums are evergreen shrubs or perennials with strongly aromatic foliage and small, single flowers in shades of pink, purple or white
How to grow
Grow in neutral or alkaline, well-drained, moderately fertile soil in full sun. Deadhead regularly. Lift outdoor plants and keep in frost free well lit conditions over winter. See Pelargonium cultivation for further advice.
Propagate by softwood cuttings in spring, late summer and autumn
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Patio and container plants
- City and courtyard gardens
Remove spent flowers and trim as required
Generally trouble free
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