Mosquito Repelling Creeping Lemon Thyme Plant -The high citronella oil content of this hardy, easy-to-grow perennial plant is more potent than any other mosquito repellent plant tested. / Could be great for the deck.
Most species are endemic to Australia, but some species grow in New Zealand,Malaysia. A shrub or small tree, early settlers soaked the leaves in boiling water to make a brewed tea rich in ascorbic acid (vit C).
Hakea laurina (Pin-cushion Hakea) is one of the most beautiful native plants of south-western Australia. In Italy and America its uses include street and hedge planting. by David Lade, via ShutterStock