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HYPERICUM x hidcoteense 'Hidcote'

Commonly known as St. John's wort

Medium bushy form, flowers yellow

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  • Evergreen - to semi evergreen. Lance-shaped, 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
  • 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 -
  • 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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