Common Name: Geranium – Citronella
Latin Name: Pelargonium ‘Citrosum’
Description: Robust, upright shrub with refreshing, citronella fragrance. Attractive leaves are dark green and deeply cut. Height 70cm
Harvesting: Leaves can be harvested at any time for use in pot pourris.
Best Results: Cut down by two thirds every year. Grow in full sun for best perfume.
Uses: Plant around patio and barbecue areas and crush leaves to release essential oils.
Companion: Reputed to repel mosquitoes when oils are released.