Medium. Sweet & floral, sometimes minty & rose-likeRose geranium belongs to the genus of geraniums, the common red-flowered plant often seen delicately spilling over window boxes. It's from the leaves and stem of this rose-scented flower that the popular essential oil is derived. It is often used as a replacement for the more expensive pure rose oil, and can be found in many soaps, cosmetics and perfumes. Promotes stability and balance.