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I really only started gardening six weeks ago, when I moved into my forever home. Apparently I've got some great beginners luck--or just a green thumb

Pelargonium 'Citrosum' syn. Pelagonium citrosum, Pelargonium graveolens 'Citrosum'

  • Season Icon Early SummerEarly Summer 2017
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I'm a little unsure why this lemon-scented bug repelling plant (Citronella) is classified as a type of geranium...? Nevertheless, I cannot believe this plant isn't seen everywhere, not just in gardens, but also alongside roadways etc. It's proven very effective against those larger than normal mosquitoes, as well as repelling gnats and biting flies too! I have one of these plants in all four corners of my garden and outside my front door...haven't been bothered at all this summer by one single