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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
rue 'Jackman's Blue'
Ruta can be deciduous or evergreen shrubs or woody-based perennials with aromatic, pinnately lobed leaves and yellow flowers with 4 or 5 fringed petals in terminal clusters
'Jackman's Blue' is a bushy evergreen shrub with aromatic, broad, blue-grey leaves pinnately divided into rounded segments, and cymes of 4-petalled yellow flowers 2cm across, in summer
Toxicity Skin contact may cause severe photodermatitis
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moderately fertile, well-drained soil, in full sun or partial shade. Will thrive in a hot dry site
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings in autumn
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Drought Resistant Flower borders and beds Wall-side Borders
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Mediterranean Climate Plants Coastal
Pruning Pruning group 10 in spring or after flowering
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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