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Citronella Geranium, Mosquito Plant
Citronella Geranium "Mosquito Plant"
Well drained soil is ideal with an area of good air circulation
Full sun of 6 to 8 hours a day.
Annual which can grow to about 2 ft. This plant has a distinctive
citronella fragrance. The Citronella plant makes a great garden plant or
indoor/outdoor container plant for your patio or sun porch. To bring out
the fragrance, rub or crush the leaves.
It does not tolerate frost and must be planted after all
frost is past and then dug up before the fall, if keeping. Geraniums will
be stunted and yellow if lacking a good source of nitrogen in the soil. Water adequately near the soil surface and remove any old leaves that
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