Pelargonium Graveolens. Origin: South Africa
Rose Geranium (Geranium Bourbon) essential oil is a great choice to include in rose blends to bring down the cost, because it is high in compounds similar to rose, so has quite a similar fragrance at a fraction of the cost. It is extracted from the leaves and flowers of Pelargonium Graveolens. The term Rose Geranium is also used to refer to it's synonym, Pelargonium Roseum.