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Lemon-scented geraniums
Photo by Kimberly Navabpour; written by Sharon Cohoon

Lemon-scented geraniums

Look for the variety 'Prince Rupert' or 'Mabel Gray'. Perennial in Sunset climate zones 8, 9, 12-24; grow elsewhere as annual.


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