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.
Biennial or short-lived perennial, from southern Europe and southwestern and central Asia. Foliage clu...
Bred by Judge Logan, a Scot transplanted to California, in the late 1800’s. Probably a hybrid of...
Native to the eastern and southern United States. Can climb to 10–20 ft. tall but is shrubby if ...