What plant makes citronella?

benmedia at mail.emji.net benmedia at mail.emji.net
Wed Aug 7 15:10:25 EST 1996


Snapshot35,

I bought a _Pelargonium_citrosum_ cv. a couple of months ago 
at Walmart...it is a mosquito repellent plant that smells 
just like those Citronella candles.  _Pelargonium_ is the 
genus that geraniums fall into.  

                  Maybe this helps.

			               --  benmedia



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