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Hypericum 'Hidcote' /Hidcote St. Johnswort

Hypericum 'Hidcote'   / Hypericum 'Hidcote'
Low spreading ground covering shrub of the Hidcote hypericum
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Low spreading ground covering shrub of the Hidcote hypericum

Typical flower of this very fine selection of Hypericum

Flower and foliage

Flower, developing floral buds and foliage

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Scientific Name: Hypericum 'Hidcote'
Common Name: Hidcote St. Johnswort
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Yellow
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: Wilt and root rots can be a problem in zones 7 and 8. Cut plant back to ground in late winter or early spring to promote new growth on which it flowers best. It is sometimes killed back by cold in zone 5. Grows to 4+ feet in warm zones and less than half that where it is much colder.