Definition of Sweet-scented geranium
1. Noun. Any of several southern African geraniums having fragrant three-lobed to five-lobed leaves and pink flowers.
Generic synonyms: Geranium
Group relationships: Genus Pelargonium, Pelargonium
Lexicographical Neighbors of Sweet-scented Geranium
Literary usage of Sweet-scented geranium
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The New England Farmer by Samuel W. Cole (1870)
"Its leaves are distinctly marked with white ; and there is a new Sweet-scented Geranium, Dr. Livingstone, which possess exquisite foliage for ..."
2. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1862)
"Another very sweet-scented geranium, with a bright scarlet truss, the upper petals having a dark spot. A great improvement on the old varieties in its class ..."
3. The Boston Cooking School Magazine of Culinary Science and Domestic Economics by Boston Cooking School (Boston, Mass.) (1905)
"... clover- heads, tips of lavender, and sweet- scented geranium leaves. The old-fashioned hundred-leaved rose and Provence rose are the best for pot-pourri ..."