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Perforate St John's-wort

Hypericum perforatum  • 

Photo: Perforate St John's-wort

Photo: Perforate St John's-wort

General description

Hypericum perforatum is a herbaceous perennial with a bushy habit belonging to the Hypericaceae family and native to the United Kingdom.

It has green foliage Spring to Autumn and comes out in vibrant yellow flower in sumber.  

2-5 Years for muture plant

Plant requirements

Can grow in Chalk, Clay, Sand and Loam

Well-drained or Moist but Well-drained

Any facing - Exposed or Sheltered

Full sun to Part shade

PH Tolerant Acid, Alkaline or Neutral

Hardy to -15C

Maintenance

Low Maintenance

No pruning required

Generally disease free

Propagation

Can be Propagated by Seed, Division or Soft Wood Cuttings

Practical use

Wild Flower Meadows, Wildlife Gardens or banks or slopes.

Resource

www.RHS.org.uk 

Properties

Height
50 - 100 cm
Color
Soil type
Any
Sunlight
Full sun, Partial shade
PH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Moisture
Well-drained, Moist but well-drained
Hardiness
Hardy