Walkers Low catnip...Catnip is said to be 10 times more effective than DEET in repelling mosquitoes. Citronella, or West Indian lemongrass, is a tall plant and the source for citronella oil. Cascading Geranium, another bug repelling plant, will cascade over its pot and add a delicate floral scent to your potagerie
Veronica--Zones 3-11. Perennial. Hardy/Tall/Stake/Attracts brids & butterflies/Deadhead to extend bloom time/After 1st frost cut back to 2 inches above soil/Root rot/Divide in spring or fall (every few years)
Circus CoralbellsCircus' Coralbells . 'Circus' coralbells is a great example. In the spring, it has lovely peach-color leaves with deep red veins. As summer temperatures rise, the red veins remain while the leaves slowly turn chartreuse with highlights of silver. In summer, it shoots up reddish-purple stems that bear small, bright pink bell-shape flowers. Size: To 14 inches tall and wide
Golden lily-type flowers punctuate a mound of strappy leaves. This is a reblooming daylily, so you can expect blossoms to open all season long. Full sun coaxes the most flowers to form. Combines well with: Siberian iris, purple coneflower and bee balm. Hardy in Zones 3 to 9.