Shrubby St. John’s Wort

$6.00

Hypericum prolificum

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Plant in 2.5 x 2.5 x 3.5 inch plastic pot

Light: part shade to full sun
Moisture: dry to medium
Soil: sandy loam, loam
Mature Height: 5 feet

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Description

Low maintenance shrub that grows well in part shade and moderate moisture. Grows a few feet taller than the kalmianum species. Bright yellow mid-summer blooms  are extremely attractive to pollinators, especially Bumblebees. They can grow in almost any soil condition as long as it is well-drained. Prune early in the spring to see new growth. Deer and rabbit resistant due to toxic substances in its tissues. Host plant for caterpillars and very attractive to a diverse set of pollinators. Bees are especially attracted to the bright yellow flowers.

Ontario Hardiness Zone: 3 to 7 (Find out your Hardiness Zone here)

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Additional information

Weight.10 kg
Dimensions6 × 6 × 30 cm
Light Requirements

Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade, Partial Shade

Moisture Requirements

Dry, Medium

Soil Requirements

Loam, Sandy Loam

Pollinators

Butterflies

Flower Colour

Yellow

Bloom Period

Summer, Fall

Fall Colours

Red