Rue ~ Ruta graveolens
Available in Nov, $6 per plant in 9cm pot
Rue is a woody perennial that grows up to 45cm. Also known as Herb of Grace.
The yellow green flowers grow in bunches and later turn into decorative brown seed capsules.
Rue is said to deter cats, dogs, flies, fleas and any other annoying insect, take your pick!
Likes growing in stoney ground with good drainage and full sun.
WARNING: If brushed against, Rue can cause phytol-photodermatitis (skin burn) for some people – take care in the garden especially on sunny days.