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HYPERICUM x hidcoteense 'Hidcote'

Commonly known as St. John's wort

Medium bushy form, flowers yellow
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    To semi evergreen. Dark-green leaves to 6cm (2½in) long.
  • Semi-evergreen
    Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
  • Yellow
    Golden yellow.
  • Height
    1.2m (4ft)
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Dense, bushy shrub. Cymes of 6 or more flowers to 6cm (2½in) across.
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

HYPERICUM x hidcoteense 'Hidcote'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - insects, butterflies.
    Pests & Diseases
    Susceptible to rust.
    Place of origin
    Possibly a hybrid of H. cyathiflorum 'Gold Cup' and the wild H. calycinum. 'Hidcote' from the manor in Glos., UK
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Cup-shaped
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Butterfly friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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1.2m (4ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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