Scientific Name: Hypericum x hidcoteense 'Hidcote'
Common Name: Hidcote St. John's wort
Family Name: Hypericaceae
Origin: Garden origin
Hardiness Zone: Zone 6: (-23 to -18 °C)
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen, Ground cover, Semi-evergreen
Mature Size: 0.7 - 1.3m x 1.0 - 1.5m (height x width)
Habit: Dense, Spreading, Twiggy
Form: Mounded
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Filler, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Mixed shrub border, Summer interest
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Sessile, Pinnate venation, Lanceolate, Ovate, Entire
Flowers: Cyme, Yellow, Jun-Jul-Aug
Fruit: Capsule, Red, Brown, Sep-Oct
Key ID Features:
Shrub twiggy, about 1.2m tall; leaves ovate-lanceolate, <6cm, opposite, dark green, red new growth; flower up to 7.5cm wide, golden yellow petals and orange anthers, June-July.