St. John's Wort (Hypericum)
St. John's Wort Plant FeaturesBeautiful dark green foliage and bright yellow, buttercup-like flowers make St. John's wort a top pick for partially sunny landscapes. This fast-growing, low shrub thrives in even the poorest soil, quickly forming a solid mat of sturdy stems. St. John's wort grows 12 to 18 inches tall and is semi-evergreen in the southern part of its range. Once established, the plant is drought resistant. It's an ideal ground cover for hard-to-plant slopes and hillsides. Hardy from zones 5-9.
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St. John's Wort Growing InstructionsPlant St. John's wort in a partially sunny location where it can be allowed to spread through the garden. It likes rich, well-drained soil, but can tolerate almost any situation including sandy sites.
St. John's wort is not safe for human or animal consumption.
Low water needs
Outside: Part sun
Complement your St. John's WortArtemisia
As tough as St. John's wort, Artemisia can also tolerate poor soil.
Daylily pairs well with St. John's wort.
Let St. John's wort scramble around the base of Flowering Quince.