HYPERICUM

Commonly known as St. John's wort

Easily-grown plants in sizes for shrub borders to rock gardens and a marginal aquatic.

Used throughout the ages by herbalists.

More than half a dozen natives including H. androsaemum, Sweet amber, the leaves of which were traditionally pressed in family bibles for good fortune.

Genus of more than 400 species of deciduous, evergreen and semi-evergreen shrubs and trees, annuals and herbaceous perennials occurring worldwide in a broad range of habitats, from woodland and scrub to mountain and cliffs.

Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
  • Evergreen
  • Semi-evergreen
    Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
  • Dwarf shrub
    Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
  • Ground cover
    These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Additional Features
    Place of origin
    Worldwide
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.

Buy Varieties of HYPERICUM

HYPERICUM androsaemum 'Autumn Blaze'

HYPERICUM androsaemum 'Autumn Blaze'

St. John's wort, Sweet amber, Tutsan

stiff upright branches and abundant purplish-red fruits which are excellent for use in flower arrangement

 
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£14.50 each 
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HYPERICUM augustinii

HYPERICUM augustinii

St. John's wort

clear yellow flowers, arching branches.

 
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£15.00  
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HYPERICUM 'Fancy Pants'

HYPERICUM 'Fancy Pants'

St. John's wort

orange-yellow in bud opening to a cup-shaped egg-yolk yellow. Leaves coloured purple on the undersides

 
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£17.50  
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HYPERICUM forrestii

HYPERICUM forrestii

St John's wort

large, golden-yellow flowers

 
£15.00  
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Available again from APRIL 2024 - When fresh stock arrives
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HYPERICUM x hidcoteense 'Hidcote'

HYPERICUM x hidcoteense 'Hidcote'

St. John's wort

medium bushy form, flowers yellow

 
individually £13.50 each , 3+ £12.00 each 
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HYPERICUM lancasteri

HYPERICUM lancasteri

St. John's wort

an introduction from China by Roy Lancaster in 1980. Large golden-yellow flowers with star-shaped red calyces

 
£17.50 each 
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HYPERICUM x moserianum 'Tricolor'

HYPERICUM x moserianum 'Tricolor'

St. John's wort

yellow flowers, leaves variegated green cream and pink

 
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HYPERICUM 'Rowallane'

HYPERICUM 'Rowallane'

St John's wort

saucer-shaped golden yellow flowers from summer to autumn.

 
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Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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