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Hypericum prolificum

Common Name(s):
Shrubby St. John's wort, St. John's wort
Categories:
Native Plants, Shrubs
Comment:

Low dense; attracts birds; dark green leaves; no appreciable fall color; slow grower; drought tolerant; fruit attracts birds; prune in early spring

Height:
2-4 ft.
Foliage:
Opposite, simple leaves; 1-3 in. long; dark green; no appreciable fall color
Flower:
0.7-1 in. bright yellow flowers in summer on current season's growth; dry capsules persist all winter
Zones:
4 to 8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; range of soil types; tolerates dry soil
Texture:
Medium to fine
Form:
Dense mound; stout, stiff, erect stems; rounded
Exposure:
Sun to partial shade; range of soil types; tolerates dry soil
Fruit:
Yellow flowers from late spring to summer on current season ft.s growth
Width:
2-4 ft.
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 489

Hypericum prolificum Hypericum prolificum
dbarronoss, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Hypericum prolificum Hypericum prolificum
John Brandauer, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Hypericum prolificum Hypericum prolificum
Cranbrook Science, CC BY - 2.0