10 Mosquito Repelling Plants That LOVE Growing in Houston

Playing in the backyard or lounging on the patio should be fun. Not a bite-fest. Ward off those pesky Houston mosquitoes (you know, the giant ones that actually sting when they bite you and leave itchy welts behind) naturally with the plants you plant in your garden beds and flower pots.

Citronella Scented Geranium

Mosquito repelling plants that thrive in Houston include:

  1. Citronella Scented Geraniums
  2. Lemon Grass
  3. Bee Balm
  4. Catnip
  5. Rosemary
  6. Garlic
  7. Peppermint
  8. Lavender
  9. Basil
  10. Marigolds

h/t Buchanan’s Native Plants
611 E 11th Street
Houston, TX 77008
Open daily 9 am – 6 pm

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