Citronella Geranium

Pelargonium spp.

Fast-spreading, easy-growing plants are best grown in a pot or container, filling the patio and home with a lovely citrus-y scent that just happens to drive away mosquitoes and other biting insects.



  • Light Needs: Full sun, will tolerate some shade
  • Water Needs: Keep evenly moist in well-drained soil.
  • Bloom Season: Not grown for blooms, small flowers appear in late Spring or early Summer
  • Height: 2-3 feet
  • Growth Habit: Upright
  • Feed regularly (every 2-3 weeks) during the growing season.