A garden classic with very beautiful bluish leaves divided in rounded segments.
Common rue (Herb of Grace, Herb of Repentance) has been known and used for its medicinal properties since Antiquity.
In an ornamental or vegetable garden, Ruta graveolens 'Jackmans Blue' is planted for its attractive rounded habit and finely-divided, metallic blue foliage.
For border edging as a focus plant or in a rockery combined with Sedum, Artemisia and Lavandula.
Height: 40 cm. Bushy habit. Goes well in purple/blue combinations with Sedum X Matrona, Agropyron magellanicum, Festuca glauca.
Grow in the sun in ordinary, neutral to alkaline soil, which can be poor and dry. Hardiness: 20°C. Prune after flowering to shape.
- 0,7 litre pot
- Hardiness zones : zone 7-10
- Height: 30 to 50cm
- Plant spacing: 50 cm
- Flower colour: yellow
- Flowering period: summer flowers