Bedroom Plants That Repel Mosquitoes. For the yards and bedrooms, sage is the best natural mosquito repellent. Bedrooms and common living areas are the next placement spots, to keep them out of the room.
What plants keep insects at bay? Besides mosquitoes, this one can also repel aphids. While they're not the most powerful repellent, these purple beauties (Ageratum houstounianum) produce an aroma mosquitoes aren't fond of, according to SFGate.
Growing marigold plants provides showy garden color as well as an easily identifiable fragrance, one that is known to repel mosquitos.
The mosquito bite and the diseases it carries has links to the West Nile Virus and the Zika virus.
So claims that planting certain plants can repel mosquitoes are a myth. You also don't want to cover yourself in harsh chemicals to repel them. I'm not expecting my mosquito-repelling plants to work miracles, but hopefully they'll discourage a few of those.