Shrubby St. John's Wort

Smiling Sun Gardens

Regular price $12.00

A dense little shrub with stiff erect stems and forest green leaves. Very showy, bright yellow 1 in. flowers from June-August. Brown seed pods form in September and remain on the plant all winter. Seed pods can be used in dried floral arrangements. Older gray bark peels back to expose a pale orange interior.

Grow in full sun to light shade in dry to medium moist soil. Blooms on new growth; prune in early spring. Root rot and wilt can be a problem during hot humid weather. Grows easily in full sun and well-drained to dry soil. Can spread easily by self-sowing

Native Environment: Savanna / Woodland
Height: 3 to 5 feet
Spread: 2 to 4 feet
Color: Yellow
USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 8
Sun Exposure: Full Sun to part shade
Season of Interest: June through August
Soil Moisture: Dry, moist
Water Use: High
Maintenance: Low
Special Usage: Hedge, Medicinal
Tolerate: Drought, Erosion, Clay Soil