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Hypericum calycinum (Rose Of Sharon)

Hypericum calycinum (Rose Of Sharon)
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Type Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Deciduous, Ground cover, Flowering
Form Spreading arching
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours Yellow Flowers (Summer early), Medium green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required - Tough Plant
Hardiness Very hardy, Drought Tolerant, Seaside Friendly
Growth Fast Growing Plant
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Hypericum calycinum - Cultivation Notes

Hypericum will tolerate a wide range of soil types, as well as full sun and shade conditions. It forms a neat ground covering mound. Prune back to ground every three years.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Hypericum calycinum:

  • Sun loving drought tolerant plant
  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Provides valuable winter interest
  • Suitable for exposed coastal planting
  • Fruit / berry producing
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils
  • Tolerates cold exposed locations
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils
  • Suitable for planting in full shade

Design & Plant Use for Hypericum calycinum:

  • Ideal for naturalistic woodland planting
  • Ideal flowering shrub for problem clay soils

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Common Missspellings: Highpericum, Hypericam, Hipericam, Hyperricum

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