Scientific Name: Hypericum calycinum Form: Mounded, Oval - horizontal
Common Name:St. John's wort Texture:Medium
Family Name:HypericaceaeHabit: Spreading
Plant Type: Ground cover, Semi-evergreen Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.2 - 0.4m x > 25m
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Sessile, Pinnate venation, Rugose, Elliptic, Oblong, Ovate, Entire
Flowers: Flowers solitary, (Floriferous), Yellow, Jul- Aug- Sep
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Jul- Aug- Sep
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade, Deep shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Erosion control, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Rock garden, Summer interest
Key ID Features:Semi-evergreen, spreading ground cover; leaves leathery, opposite, ovate and almost geometric on the stem; flowers to 3-5 cm wide, bright yellow solitary in summer (not as tall as H. 'Hidcote' and H. calycinum has a conspicuous calyx).