Latin Name: Pelargonium citrosum
Common Names: Citronella plant
Growth Structure: Bush to about 2 feet to 4 feet tall
Light Requirement: Full sun/ Part sun
Water Requirement: *
Description: The citronella plant, or mosquito plant geranium, is prized for its citrusy scent when the leaves are crushed. The leaves have a lacey quality and it produces small, pink or violet flowers. The plant grows from 2 to 4 feet tall. Contrary to popular belief, this plant does not repel mosquitoes.