St John's Wort

Hypericum 'Hidcote'

St John's Wort - Hypericum  'Hidcote'

Common Name: St John's Wort
Genus: Hypericum
Cultivar: 'Hidcote'

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Fast growing
Features: Has fragrant flowers/foliage, Makes a good hedge

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 1.50 m (150 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 1.50 m (150 cm)

Foliage Type: EvergreenFlower Colour: Yellow
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: July to September

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Clay/Heavy or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained

This evergreen shrub has lance-shaped, mid-dark green leaves that are fragrant when crushed. From mid-summer and into early autumn golden-yellow, almost flat, saucer -shaped flowers are produced.
A good plant to use an informal hedge.


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