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Citronella Geranium

Pelargonium citrosum
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Fragrant, green foliage is said to repel mosquitoes. Clusters of small, white-and-pink flowers bloom spring through fall. Use as a background for a colorful bed or in containers.

Plant with Lithadora Blue

Characteristics

  • Landscape Size: 1'-3' tall, 1'-3' width
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • Sunset Zone: 8, 9, 12-24
  • Growth Habit: Mounding
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Attributes: Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Long Bloom Season, Fragrant Foliage, Attracts Butterflies

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Provide enriched, well-drained soil. Prune to shape in early spring.