Too many mosquitoes in your home? Here are 5 plants that naturally act as mosquitoes repellents!

Most insect-repelling plants with their natural fragrances, keep annoying mosquitoes away and add cheerful scents. Read this article to know more about the types of mosquito repellent plants and their effectiveness.


5 Mosquito-Repellent Plants to Keep Pests Away | Get Set Clean

Though there are new, DEET-free mosquito repellents in the market, adopting the natural alternative of keeping plants is the best.

Keep these plants in areas where guests are most likely to spend time, such as by the seating area or right outside the door.

Citronella grass

The most commonly used natural mosquito repellent. It is lemon scented, and it can add to the beauty of your garden.


Most essential oils are produced using lavender. It’s tough and drought-resistant, once established. Its needs ample amount of sunlight and good drainage.

Scented Geranium

Its lemon scent is the most preferred scent to keep the mosquitoes away. It grows well in warmer areas, leaving strong fragrance throughout. Prefer keeping it near the window.


Beautify your house with this ornamental plant. It emits a fragrance that deters mosquitoes from breeding and is really easy to grow.

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