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Rue

Host plant to Swallowtail butterflies! An evergreen (in the South) cold-hardy perennial herb with fragrant lacy bluish-green foliage bearing small yellow flowers in summer. It is heat and drought tolerant and suitable for dry, sunny areas. Rue will grow 1-3 feet at maturity and is ideal for short hedges or borders. Rue will deter cats and is a natural insect repellant. Good companion plant for Raspberries, Roses, Alpine Strawberries, and Fig.

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Ruta Graveolens
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Ruta Graveolens

Data sheet

Zones:
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Cycle:
Perennial
Light:
Full Sun, Full Sun / Partial Shade
Water Needs:
Very Low, Low, Low/Moderate
Soil Type:
ALL Tolerant of most soils, Chalky Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Peaty Soil, Saline Soil, Sandy Soil, Silty Soil
Color:
Yellow
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Height:
e: Up to 1.5 Feet, f: Up to 2 Feet, g: Up to 3 Feet
Edible:
No, Yes, with caution
Special Features:
Butterfiles and Pollinators, Container Growing, Erosion Control, Ornamental, Medicinal Value
Warnings:
Can Cause Allergic Reaction
Evergreen
Yes
Growing Instructions:
Sow indoors 10-12 weeks before last frost. Sow outdoors after danger of frost. Soil Temp: 65-75°F. Sow 1/8“ deep spacing 8-18“ apart. Keep moist until established. Drought tolerant when established.

Specific References

EAN13
0810071361005
UPC
810071361005
MPN
RHGRG150X
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