8 Mosquito Repelling Plants You Need In Your Backyard

Citronella Grass

Widely known for its strong lemon scent that masks mosquito attractants.

Lemongrass

Contains citronella oil and has a refreshing lemon scent that repels mosquitoes.

Lavender

Fragrant purple flowers deter mosquitoes while adding beauty and calm to your garden.

Marigold

Bright, aromatic flowers contain pyrethrum, a compound used in many insect repellents.

Basil

Aromatic herb that repels mosquitoes and flies, while being a versatile addition to your kitchen.

Peppermint

Strong minty aroma keeps mosquitoes at bay and can be used to soothe bites.

Catnip

Contains nepetalactone, which is more effective than DEET in repelling mosquitoes.

Rosemary

Woody aroma repels mosquitoes and other insects, while enhancing your culinary dishes.

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