Scented Geranium – Citronella
Pelargonium 'Citrosum'

Zone: 9-11
Height: 24"

General: Unique geranium with strong citrus scented, deeply divided foliage and the occasional colorful blooms. Believed to repel insects. Our most popular scented geranium by far.

Medicinal Uses: Claims to keep mosquitoes, black flies, and other biting insects at bay. Leaves can be used by making potpourris, perfumes, and flavoring preserves.

Ornamental Uses: Has a distinct citrus fragrance and delicate lavender-pink flowers. The fragrant leaves are green and deeply lobed. Highly aromatic and it looks great when grown in a pot or container which will also help contain its quick spreading growth.

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