Hypericum densiflorum
Bushy St. Johnswort

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Butterfly FriendlyPart ShadeBird Friendly
DESCRIPTION
Bushy St. Johnswort
Hypericum densiflorum

This summer bloomer is covered with golden yellow flowers that attract honeybees. In autumn the delicate foliage turns yellow, a nice contrast to it’s cinnamon colored bark. Songbirds and other wildlife enjoy the seed. Great choice for a mixed perennial border or rock garden. It is adaptable to a wide variety of soil types and loves hot, full sun locations. 

BENEFITS
Great summer bloomer, masses of golden flowers
Bees and other beneficial insects feed on the nectar
Songbirds relish the seed in autumn
Tolerant of a wide range of soil types
Yellow fall color, cinnamon colored bark
Great drought tolerance once established
NATIVE INFO

Native Range

Found in low boggy places, seepage slopes, pond and lake borders, wet meadows, stream banks, roadside ditches and moist pineland.

Interesting Facts

Shelter, along with water, food and nesting places are the four essential elements for wildlife habitat. You can provide food, nesting and cover for wildlife by planting native plants like this densely branched shrub.

GROWING TIPS

Easy to grow in full sun to filtered shade and tolerates a wide range of soil types.  

Mature Size: 2-6ft. Wide x 3-6ft. Tall

Hardiness Zone: 5-9

Sun Exposure: Part Shade

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