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Evergreen foliage on Rue

siris

By Siris


Evergreen foliage on Rue (Ruta graveolens (Common rue))

Glaucous foliage on the herb Rue, clipped to form a small shrub. Such a blue coloured plant, smothered with small yellow flowers in Summer.



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Lovely, but what about the smell ?

10 Jan, 2015

 

Welcome to GOU, Ann.
Mmm, difficult to describe, maybe tart. I only ever smell it whilst trimming it. Apparently a sprig or two will keep away fleas, never had the need to do this. I wonder about mosies?

11 Jan, 2015



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