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Pelargonium citrosa 'Citronella'

Scented Geranium
  • Geranium 'Citronella' is a scented geranium in the Garden Geek Collection.
  • With a strong lemon scent, Geranium 'Citronella' is commonly used in the garden as a natural bug repellent, and in the kitchen as a festive addition to pound cakes.
  • Geranium 'Citronella' add texture with its serrated leaves to any patio container or garden bed.

Color: White


  • Container
  • Combination
  • Great Foliage
  • Border or Bed
  • Culinary
  • Mass Planting
  • Fragrant
  • Indoor Forcing

Combo Usage:

  • Filler (main structural)


  • Garden Geek


  • Partial Sun

Fertilizer Levels:

  • Average Feed

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer(Flowering)

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall(Foliage)
  • Summer(Foliage)
  • Spring(Foliage)

Soil Moisture Preference:

  • Average-Slightly Moist

Soil pH Requirements:

  • Medium, 5.7-6.2

Vigor Rating:

  • Plays with others