Lemon grass has long been used in natural mosquito repellents that contain citronella oil.
Native to Asia, the “mosquito grass” can grow up to six feet tall and is quite an attractive ornamental grass.
Citronella the essential oil found in Lemongrass is registered with the FDA. It is the most widely used natural mosquito repellent found in candles, sprays, and lotions.To help deter mosquitoes with its strong fragrance, plant lemongrass along walkwaysand in locations close to seating areas.
Plant Type: Annual
Height Category: Tall
Garden Height: 2 - 4 feet