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Hypericum calycinum

St John's-wort

Hypericum calycinum is a semi-evergreen ground cover, spreading by stolons.  Leaves are green to blue-green, 3" x 1" elongated leaves.  Blooms yellow in early Summer, 2"-3" in diameter.  Cut back late Winter/early Spring to remove brown leaves when winterburned.  South - if evergreen, cut back every 3 years to rejuvenate.  Recommended for moderate to large areas.  Not appropriate for small gardens.  Prefers well drained soil with average watering.  Prefers some shade in zones 7, otherwise thrives in full sun.  Mature height 12"-18", spread 24"

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  • Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Semi-Evergreen
  • Ground cover for medium to large areas
  • Not for small gardens
  • Blooms yellow early Summer
  • Height: 12-18 Inches
  • Spread: 24 Inches
  • Hardiness Zone: 5-9
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Characteristics & Attributes

Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Attributes
Summer Bloomer
Mass Planting
Fast Growing
Ground Cover
Foliage Color
Green
Blue-Green
Habit
Spreading
Soil Moisture
Well Drained Soil
Average Water
St John's-wort Hypericum calycinum from Classic Groundcovers