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Ruta graveolens

Rue

Attractive, delicate blue, evergreen foliage shaped rather like tiny spatulas and cartoon hands. Yellow to chartreuse flowers in early summer. Host plant for the swallowtail butterfly larvae.


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Status: Ready
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$14.39
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  • Category:Herb
  • Hardiness Zone:4-10
  • Height:20-36 Inches
  • Spread:18-24 Inches
  • Bloom Color: Chartreuse, Yellow

Tolerates partial shade. Drought tolerant once established. Shear after blooming for neater appearance. May cause skin irritation. Deer resistant.

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Sun/Light Shade
Light Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Moist
Flowering Months
June
Foliage Color
Blue
Blue-Green
Attributes
Evergreen
Fragrant
Ground Cover
Interesting Foliage
Additional Information about Ruta graveolens

Prefers well-drained soil. Do not fertilize heavily.