Hypericum Calycinum

Saint John's Wort, Aaron's Beard

Type: Perennials, Groundcovers
Height: Short 12" (Plant 14" apart)
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Late Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Half Sun/ Half Shade
Zones: 5-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower / Accent: Yellow / Yellow
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

A popular groundcover, with large golden-yellow flowers with bushy stamens tipped with red, blooms all summer. Hypericum Calycium have upright stems of bright green leaves, forming a dense weed-proof patch.

Allan Armitage call this "one of the finest ground covers available." Will compete well with shallow tree roots and perfect for stabilizing embankments.

Features to Note:

  • Groundcovers
  • Winter Interest
  • Deer Resistant
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant
  • Web Exclusive
  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Dry Shade Tolerant

Hypericum General Information:

Hypericums spread fairly fast by underground stems. Good for bank stabilization. Excels even in poor soil forming a thick lush carpet. Evergreen in warmer climates.

Hypericum Plant Care:

Mow or shear plants in late winter or early spring to help new growth. Benefits from partial shade and moister conditions in southern gardens. Will benefit from division every 2-3 years in spring or fall.

$10.95 ea.
(3+) $10.50 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: HYCA