Growing to 2–3 ft. tall and wide, with aromatic, ferny-looking blue-green leaves, this native of southeastern Europe has small, greenish yellow flowers that are followed by decorative brown seed capsules.
‘Jackman’s Blue’ is a dense and compact plant, with a fine gray-blue color. ‘Blue Mound’ and ‘Curly Girl’ are more compact still.
Sow seeds in flats; transplant to 1 ft. apart. Rue needs good garden soil; add lime to strongly acid soil. Cut back in early spring to encourage bushiness. Dry seed clusters for use in wreaths or swags.
Native to Texas and New Mexico. Grows to 2–3 ft. tall and 1 1/2 ft. wide. Blooms heavily, bearin...
Native to Japan, Korea, and China. Variable in size and foliage. Blooms in late summer or fall. Flower...
Gray-green rosettes of many leaves are joined by fine hairs for a cobweb-covered look. Larger rosettes...