Hypericum Blues Festival®

St. John's Wort

Sorry Sold Out

Remains Neat and Tidy
This summer blooming duo of cool blue willow-like foliage and jazzy yellow flowers is a performance you won’t want to miss. Native to North America and deer resistant, it stays neat and tidy with little to no maintenance. Hypericum Blues Festival® blooms on new wood and the fine-textured foliage and flower color of this shrub provides interesting contrast among other perennials.

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Patent PP25,795 'SMHKBF'

Plant Type Shrubs

Species kalmianum

Height Medium 2-3'

Spacing Plant 3-4' apart

Bloom Time Early Summer to Late Summer

Sun / Shade Full Sun to Half Sun / Half Shade

Zones 4-8

Soil Type Normal

Water Needs Low

Sold In Plantable Pots (3.5x3.5x4")

Special Product

Proven Winners

These varieties have been proven in trials around the world to be vigorous and easy to grow. Best of all, Proven Winners are known to be absolutely covered with vibrant, long-blooming flowers.

Special Features

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Deer Resistant

Planting Sites

  • For a Slope or Bank
  • Groundcovers
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant

Hypericum General Information

Hypericum kalmianum are perfect for containers, mixed borders and foundation plantings. Tightly-branched mounds of willow-shaped leaves with profuse flowering in mid to late summer, it thrives in full sun. A deer-resistant North American Native. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

Hypericum Plant Care

Hypericum kalmianum prefer moist, well-drained, rich sandy loams; but will tolerate poorer soils. Drought tolerant once established. Prune if needed after bloom in late summer or trim to shape in early spring. Blooms on new wood.