Pennyroyal supposed to help to repel mosquitoes, gnats and also ticks and fleas! Pennyroyal is often used in commercial natural insect repellent creams and sprays. Pennyroyal oil topical insect repellent can be applied to the skin!
lungwort (Pulmonaria) variegated foliage looks great all season long, but is an especially nice accent to the clusters of pink, white, or blue flowers in spring. Lungwort grows best in Zones and reaches 1 foot tall.