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Fragrant Indigenous Plants

by Lushinka Louw |

Our courtyard garden at Le Riche Naturals in Pringle Bay is filled with fragrant and medicinal indigenous plants. Ok, it doesn't rival the Harold Porter Botanical Gardens down the road, but we are fond of exploring the little garden during our Fragrance Workshops. The fragrances of our indigenous flora are surprising, captivating and thought provoking.

My favourite indigenous fragrant plants are:

Pelargonium Graveolens Roseum (Rose scented Geranium)

Pelargonium Tometosum (Peppermint Scented Geranium)

Pelargonium Citronellum (Lemon Scented Geranium)

Lippia Javanica ( African Lemon Bush)

Coleonema Album (Cape May)

There are many more, but these are truly the crowd pleasers!

For more information on our indigenous species and their medicinal value visit:

pza.sanbi.org/pelargonium-citronellum

Happy exploring and next time stop to smell the Fynbos!

XXX Lushinka Louw