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Hypericum frondosum

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Description

This plant is native from Kentucky to North Carolina and south to Georgia, Alabama and Texas. It is a small, dense shrub that is easily grown in average soil conditions. It is best known for its showy golden yellow flowers. It inhabits glades and dry limestone ledges. The foliage may appear slightly blueish green.

Soil: Average

Cultivars:
  • Sunburst
Tags:
#cultivars#native#pollinators#wildflowers#small shrub#yellow flowers#mounding#dense
Cultivars:
  • Sunburst
Tags:
#cultivars#native#pollinators#wildflowers#small shrub#yellow flowers#mounding#dense
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Hypericum
    Species:
    frondosum
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    southeast USA
    Wildlife Value:
    pollinator
    Dimensions:
    Height: 3 ft. 0 in. - 4 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 3 ft. 0 in. - 4 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Native Plant
    Perennial
    Shrub
    Wildflower
    Habit/Form:
    Dense
    Mounding
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
    Flower Description:
    Five-petaled with bushy, dense stamens
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Blue
    Green
    Leaf Shape:
    Linear
    Oblanceolate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    1-3 inches
    Leaf Description:
    Linear to oblanceolate up to 3" long
  • Stem:
    Stem Color:
    Blue
    Green
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Naturalized Area
    Rock Wall
    Landscape Theme:
    Native Garden
    Rock Garden
    Attracts:
    Butterflies
    Pollinators