Although pale and small, the flowers of
Lemon crispum are still beautiful. They make a delightful addition to a
salad or nice cold glass of iced tea. Freeze them in ice cubes for a fun
A smaller version of Lemon crispum is the
Fingerbowl Scented Geranium. Both of
these can be used to scent water for cleansing. Leaves are more commonly
used for this because they contain the refreshing lemon oil. But, the
flowers add a quaint Victorian touch to fingerbowls or baths.
Now take Lemon crispum and make it
variegated and you have Prince Rupert Scented Geranium (pictured
below) with the same
refreshing lemon scent and growth habits. Like most variegated plants,
Prince Rupert has a highlighting affect when planted among dark green
Both Lemon crispums would make a welcome
addition to our Gourmet Herb
Garden Six Pack.