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Pelargonium citriodorum

Lemon Geranium

Lemon Geranium

Exposure

  • Bright
  • Direct sun

Rusticity

9, 10, 11

Bloom time

  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October

  • insect repellent
  • Lemon scent
  • Tolerates heat
  • Low maintenance
  • Heat tolerant

Very easy plant to grow in a pot or in the ground, which allows you to enjoy its aromatic foliage with an intense and very pleasant lemon scent having a repellent effect on insects. It is used to protect companion plants or to discourage insects from entering the house.

Plant details

Dimensions

Spacing
41 - 51 cm
Spread
25 - 51 cm
Height
41 - 102 cm
Spacing
16 - 20 in.
Spread
10 - 20 in.
Height
16 - 40 in.

Characteristics

Habit:

  • Shrub like

Flowering colours:

  • White
  • Pink

Plant needs

Watering:

  • Tolerates wet soil
  • resists drought well

Maintenance:

  • Easy

Soil requirement:

  • Rich
  • Fresh
  • Well-drained soil

Features

Resistance:

  • Drought

Attract:

  • Pollinators
  • Butterflies

Use:

  • Outdoor pot
  • Indoor pot
  • Hanging planter
  • Pots pourris
  • Essential oil

Attribute:

  • Fragrant foliage when crushed
  • Toxic to pets

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