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Hypericum calycinum

Common Name(s):
St. John's wort, Aaron's beard
Category:
Groundcover
Comment:

Excellent for extreme slopes or sandy soils; spreads by underground stems; moderate drought tolerance

Height:
12-18 in.
Hardiness:
6 to 10
Foliage:
3-4 in. long medium to dark green leaves; bluish green below; purplish fall color
Flower:
Single 3 in. yellow flowers in spring and summer
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun to partial shade; prefers fertile, loamy well-drained acidic soil
Size:
Height 12-18 in.
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Low spreading
Growth Rate:
Rapid
Tags:
evergreen

NCCES plant id: 299

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