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Hypericum hypericoides/St. Andrew's Cross

Hypericum hypericoides / Hypericum hypericoides
Native stand of this hypericum
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Native stand of this hypericum

Fine textured foliage and star-shaped yellow flowers

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Scientific Name: Hypericum hypericoides
Common Name: St. Andrew's Cross
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: Flowers have only 4 petals instead of the usual 5 on most hypericums. It is reported to have several medicinal uses. It can be effective in the woodland garden and garden edges, however it more open growing and not as attractive as other hypericums.