Shrubby St. John’s Wort


Photo credit: Cranbrook

 

Shrubby St. John’s Wort

(Hypericum prolificum)

 

Height:

    • 5 feet

Bloom:

    • June to August

Classification:

    • Native
    • Shrub

Sun:

    • Full sun to part shade

Soil moisture:

    • Dry to medium

Used by:

    • Honey bees (flowers),
    • Native bees (flowers),
    • Caterpillars (foliage)

Notes:

    • Deer and rabbits don’t eat.
    • Can be used to form hedge.
    • If pruning is needed, do so in early spring; blooms on new growth.

Kentucky Pollinators & Backyard Wildlife articles:

Plant Native Trees and Shrubs in the Late Fall

Shrubby St. John’s Wort

Native range in North America:

 

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