Ruta graveolens

Rue has a singular unusual look with is scalloped blue-green leaves and unique contrasting yellow flowers. A great addition to herb gardens, it has been used abundantly worldwide due to its diverse medicinal properties. Bouquets and plantings of rue are widely used in South America as an amulet of protection for homes and businesses. The assertive scent of rue is one you’ll never forget!

Water: Moderate

Hardiness: Frost Hardy


Habit: Herbaceous perennial to 3' tall

Light: Full Sun

Soil: Average, well-draining soil

Origin: Southern Europe