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Ruta is a genus of shrubs or woody perennials in the rue or citrus family native to the Mediterranean and parts of Southwestern Asia. They are strongly scented plants with grey-green divided feathery leaves and yellow flowers. Cultivated species include Ruta graveolens, a bushy, evergreen shrub with aromatic glaucus foliage and broad pinnate leaves that will thrive in a hot, dry position.
How to propagate Rue
You can propagate by division in the spring or from semi-ripe cuttings in late summer.
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Other uses of Rue
Grown for their foliage and flowers and sometimes used as a medicinal herb. Suitable for coastal conditions.