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Shrubby St. John’s Wort

Shrubby St. John's wort flowers
Photo credit: Cranbrook

Shrubby St. John’s Wort
(Hypericum prolificum)

Availability:

  • Currently available

Height:

  • 5 feet

Bloom:

  • June to August

Classification:

  • Native
  • Shrub

Sun:

  • Full sun to part shade

Soil moisture:

  • Dry to medium

Used by:

  • Honey bees (flowers),
  • Native bees (flowers),
  • Caterpillars (foliage)

Notes:

  • Deer and rabbits don’t eat.
  • Can be used to form hedge.
  • If pruning is needed, do so in early spring; blooms on new growth.

Native Range:

USDA range map for shrubby St. John's wort
Map credit: USDA Plants Database

Relevant Backyard Ecology Resources: