Rue ~ Ruta graveolens
Plants, $4 each
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 to growing stony gravelly ground with good drainage and full sun.
WARNING: If brushed against, Rue can cause phytol-photodermatitis (skin burn) – take care in the garden especially on sunny days.