Botanical Name - Ruta Graveolens.

Position - Hardy.  Likes sun to partial shade.  Can be used as a decorative plant.

Spacing - 40cm

Uses -

The leaves of this evergreen shrub have an obnoxious fragrance so it is used to keep insects away.  The dried leaves do not smell as bad and are said to be anti - spasmodic and calming.

Care -

Rue has the capability to survive for long periods when in unfavourable conditions.  Does not need any special care but it prefers dry conditions.  Feed monthly with 2.3.2 or Multikelp.