Pelargonium lemon scented geranium is a vigorous growing evergreen shrub that has a strong citronella fragrance, ideal for deterring mosquitoes from your entertaining areas and garden. For it to be effective, you have to pick the leaves, crush them in your hand and rub them on your body … ie arms, legs, next etc, to deter the mosquitoes from biting you.
Pelargonium Crispum has vivd green, crinkly foliage and develops attractive pale blue / mauve flowers in the warmer Spring & Summer months.
Lemon Scented Geranium will grow up to 1 metre tall by 1 metre wide in full sun in the garden, you may get smaller more controlled growth habit if planting into pots and containers.
to get best results, they may need frost protection when young and fresh, until established and water them at dusk to release the natural oils, that will deter the mosquitoes.