Rue is an evergreen shrub with an upright, rounded form and cool, ferny blue-green foliage. Clusters of cup-shaped, four-petaled yellow flowers appear in summer.
CareGrow in moderately fertile, very well-drained soil. Thrives in hot, dry sites.
PropagationRoot semi-ripe cuttings in summer.
ProblemsPhytophthora root rot.
- Genus : Ruta
- Plant Height : 1 to 3 feet
- Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
- Zones : 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
- Moisture : Dry
- Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
- Plant Type : Perennials
- Characteristics : Showy Foliage
- Bloom Time : Summer
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest
- Flower Color : Yellow