The mosquito plant, Pelargonium Citrosum, also called the citrosa plant or citronella scented geranium, is highly recommended for keeping mosquitoes away. This plant is marketed as being specifically developed to continually give off a mosquito repelling scent. Turns out you can grow this plant in many gardens.
Type: Annuals, Houseplant
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant
Sun Exposure: Sun to Partial Shade
Foliage: Fragrant when crushed
Height: 24-36 in.
Spread: 12-24 in.