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Light Requirement is Full Shade to Partial Shade Height 18-24 Inches Width 18-24 Inches Use as a filler when using in containers Leaves smell like citronella which repels mosquitoes! Citronella Mosquito Plant (Pelargonium graveolens) is grown for the fragrant foliage. When the foliage is brushed or crushed, it gives off a citrusy smell that repels mosquitoes. In the summer, Citronella Mosquito Plant has pink flowers brushed with deep crimson on the top petals. Citron…
Light Requirement is Full Shade to Partial Shade Height 18-24 Inches Width 18-24 Inches Use as a filler when using in containers Leaves smell like citronella which repels mosquitoes! Citronella Mosquito Plant (Pelargonium graveolens) is grown for the fragrant foliage. When the foliage is brushed or crushed, it gives off a citrusy smell that repels mosquitoes. In the summer, Citronella Mosquito Plant has pink flowers brushed with deep crimson on the top petals. Citronella Mosquito Plant is heat tolerant and rarely has any disease problems. It is drought tolerant once established. In places where the winter is cold, it needs to be brought in at first frost. Inside, it will need to be placed in part shade for best results, although it will grow in shade. Outside, it needs full sun with a bit of shade in the heat of the afternoon. Citronella Mosquito Plant looks good in containers or as part of the landscape. It may be planted at the edge of a patio or along a path so that its scent is released as people brush against the foliage. Citronella Mosquito Plant Care Citronella Mosquito Plant can be grown inside or outside. It is not hardy in the United States, so it will freeze outside at frost. It grows upright in a mound so would work well as a filler in the back of the container. Citronella Mosquito Plant likes part shade to shade. It will not grow as fast in shade. Citronella Mosquito Plant prefers moderately fertile, well-drained, soil. Fertilize it in containers with water-soluble fertilizer as part of watering it. Put compost or slow-release fertilizer when planting Citronella Mosquito Plant in the landscape. While drought tolerant, it does need watering outside while it is getting established. Citronella Mosquito Plant is a tender perennial. It tends to get a woody stem in the late summer, then freezes and dies outside at first frost. It makes a great houseplant, however. Pinching the stems will encourage the plant to grow bushier instead of leggy. Citronella Mosquito Plant Spacing Citronella Mosquito Plant is...
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