Shrubby St. John's Wort Seeds

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AM013357
This native species boasts unique, bright yellow blooms on mound-shaped, shrubby foliage. Growing up to 3 feet tall, this shrub is easy to grow and adapts to a variety of climates. Perennial.
Zones 3 - 8
Advantages
Attract Butterflies
Attract Birds
Bee Friendly
Low Maintenance
Great For Mass Plantings
Multiplies / Naturalizes
Good For Erosion Control
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Plant Size12-48" tall
Bloom TimeEarly to late summer
SizePacket
SKUAM013357

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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Plant Information
Shrubby St. John’s Wort offers the same, famously-yellow blooms on shorter, more compact plants.

During the Middle Ages, it was hung in windows to ward off witches on St. John's Eve. (June 23) It was used for all sorts of cures. And it was the "truth teller" that told young maidens whom they would marry. "Just toss a bunch over your shoulder, and the next man you meet will be your own." St. John's Wort probably has more historical legends than any other wildflower, and its fame has been renewed in our own day. The herbal medicine experts who have elevated native plants like echinacea to valued medicinal status, have discovered that St. John's Wort is mother nature's "Prozac," giving nervous people a wonderful calm feeling.

For our purposes, the starry flowers, that are always described as "frothy" due to the crowd of delicate stamens, are lovely in the garden, bunched at the end of stiff stems on dependably perennial plants.

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SKUAM013357
Common Name
Shrubby St. John's Wort
Botanical Name
Hypericum prolificum
Item Package Size
Packet
Seed Life Cycle
Perennial
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color
Yellow
Bloom Time
Early to late summer
Mature Height
12-48" tall
Wildflower Mix or Specie
Species
Ships As
Seed
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Zones
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Native To
Eastern United States
Seeds Per Packet
250
Soil Type
Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Clay Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Soil Moisture
Dry, Average, Well Draining
Advantages
Attract Butterflies, Attract Birds, Bee Friendly, Low Maintenance, Great For Mass Plantings, Multiplies / Naturalizes, Good For Erosion Control
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada
Yes
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