Rue Seeds, Herb O'Grace


Ruta graveolens

Also known as common rue, this herb is long loved for its medicinal properties, Rue shouldn't be discounted for also being a beautiful landscape plant. Compact, mounding plants with interesting leaves that look great as a border planting. Sweet yellow flowers are very attractive to pollinators of all kinds, and is a preferred host plant for Black Swallowtail, Anise Swallowtail, and Giant Swallowtail butterflies.

How to Grow
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Average seeds / oz
1 gram 
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  Full Sun
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