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pelargonio

rose geranium

Pelargonium graveolens is highly scented and the source of geranium oil; its flowers and leaves are sometimes used to scent cakes and jams. In Sicily, it's known as the malvarosa.

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

Image by Laitche, Creative Commons License