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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.

  • Deciduous - evergreen and semi evergreen shrubs trees and annuals. Some have attractive autumn colour.
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - calycinum susceptible to rust
  • Place of origin - worldwide
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -

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HYPERICUM androsaemum 'Autumn Blaze'

HYPERICUM androsaemum 'Autumn Blaze'  >

Commonly known as: St. John's wort, Sweet amber, Tutsan.
Stiff upright branches and abundant purplish-red fruits which are excellent for use in flower arrangement
£14.50 each

HYPERICUM x hidcoteense 'Hidcote'  AWARD

HYPERICUM x hidcoteense 'Hidcote'  >

Commonly known as: St. John's wort.
Medium bushy form, flowers yellow
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
Available again from August 2020 -

HYPERICUM lancasteri   AWARD

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Commonly known as: St. John's wort.
Neat, upright, bushy habit
£15.00 each

HYPERICUM x moserianum 'Tricolor'

HYPERICUM x moserianum 'Tricolor'  >

Commonly known as: St. John's wort.
Yellow flowers, leaves variegated green cream and pink
£13.50 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

HYPERICUM olympicum 'Citrinum'  AWARD

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Commonly known as: St. John's wort.
Dwarf shrub. Ideal for a rock garden. Pale lemon-yellow flowers
£11.50 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

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