- Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 18 - 24 Inches
- Mature Spread 18 - 24 Inches
- Growing Zones 9 - 10
With its rose-scented foliage, the Sweet Mimosa Scented Geranium is a rather special plant. Officially a pelargonium, ‘Sweet Mimosa’ produces large lobed green leaves and large pink flowers that are mottled red. It grows to around two feet high and is perfect for growing in a container. It flowers from summer until the fall.
The Sweet Mimosa Scented Geranium develops a compact and upright form. Originally from South Africa, it is no surprise that this pelargonium is tender and needs protection from the cold. You can bring it indoors over the winter or place it in a conservatory. This geranium is also resistant to deer and tolerant of dry conditions.
Sweet Mimosa Scented Geranium Care
In order to thrive, Sweet Mimosa Scented Geranium likes to grow in full sun. Grow it in free-draining and fertile compost either inside or outdoors. Allow the soil to dry out slightly between watering. Extra fertilizer is not strictly necessary. However, you can apply a weak solution of a low-nitrogen feed after flowering to encourage more blooms.
Deadhead the faded flowers to encourage new buds to form. As the temperatures fall at the end of summer, you can overwinter this pelargonium in a protected space.
Sweet Mimosa Scented Geranium Spacing
The Sweet Mimosa Scented Geranium is ideal for growing in a pot on its own. Alternatively, you can grow it outdoors at a spacing of around two feet apart.
Sweet Mimosa Scented Geranium Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 9 - 10
|Plant Type: Edible Plants
|Light Exposure: Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
|Mature Height: 18 - 24 Inches
|Mature Spread: 18 - 24 Inches
|Spacing: 18 - 24 Inches
|Flower Color(s): Pink, Purple
|Flower Description: Pale pink with purple speckled blooms
|Bloom Period: Summer through fall
|Foliage Type: Evergreen
|Foliage Color(s): Green
|Seasonal Interest: Summer Flowering, Fall Flowering
|Uses: Edging, Mass Planting
|Features: Attracts Pollinators, Foliage Interest, Fragrant
|Common Name: Sweet Mimosa Scented Geranium
|Scientific Name: Pelargonium 'Sweet Mimosa'
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