Hypericum calycinum

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  • Common Name: St. John's Wort
  • Plant Story:

    A widely used and attractive evergreen groundcover which is dense, but not invasive. Deep green, oval leaves and 2" gold flowers with pincushion-like, center-clustered stamens in late spring and early summer. One of the nicest groundcovers when in bloom.

  • Type: Shrub Deciduous
  • Bloom Season: Summer
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Planting Zone: 5-9
  • Height: 1-1.5 ft
  • Spread: 1.5-2 ft
  • Light Requirements:Part Shade
  • Suggested Uses: Groundcover, or naturalization
  • Leaf: Not available
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to:
  • Plant Deer Resistant:No
  • Plant Potential Pests:No serious problems
  • Form: Ground cover
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Spreads rapidly. May dieback in the winter. Thrives on sandy soil in full sun. Tolerates a wide range


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