Hypericum prolificum Shrubby St. Johnswort Seed & Plants
(hy-PER-ee-kum pro-LIF-ih-kum) (H.spathulatum)
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|Hypericum prolificum Shrubby St. John's Wort photo by cj||Habitat||Bloom Period||Color||Height Inches||Moisture||Plant Spacing||Lifespan|
|Sun to light Shade||June August||Yellow||24 to 72||Dry to Moist||18 to 36 Inches||Perennial shrub|
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Hypericum prolificum, Shrubby St.
Johnswort is a handsome rounded shrub with dark green leaves, pale orange
bark, and crowned with a mass of golden pompom
like flowers. Plant Wild Shrubby St. John's Wort in humus rich, well drained soil in full sun in a
butterfly garden or native plantings. Shrubby St Johns Wort is a very
attractive native shrub suitable for landscape use in the Midwest and Eastern
Hypericum - above picture, the plant was hung above pictures to ward off evil spirits
prolificum - very fruitful
Wild Hypericum prolificum Shrubby St. John's Wort shrubs occur naturally on rocky open ground, gravel bars along streams, dry wooded slopes, and low moist ground in valleys from Minnesota to Ontario and New York, south to Georgia, Alabama, Arkansas, and Oklahoma. Clusiaceae (Mangosteen or St. John's Wort Family)
The map below
shows areas where native Hypericum prolificum Shrubby St. John's Wort
plants grow wild but it can be planted and will grow over
a much wider area than shown. USDA plant hardiness zones 3 to 9.
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Willow Springs, Mo. 65793
Shrubby St. John's Wort Plant distribution map
complements of USDA, NRCS. 2001. The PLANTS Database, Version 3.1
(http://plants.usda.gov). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.
Hypericum prolificum L.
Shrubby St. Johnswort
Clusiaceae (St. John's-Wort Family)
Synonyms: Hypericum spathulatum
USDA Symbol: HYPR
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Shrubby St. Johnís-wort is a very small mound-shaped deciduous shrub to 3 ft. tall with dense upright branching and exfoliating red to purple bark. Smooth dark- to blue-green fine-textured foliage becomes yellow-green in fall. Large yellow flowers occur singly or in few-flowered clusters. A dry dehiscent three-valved capsule persists all winter.
This shrub adapts to a variety of moisture regimes and is even flood tolerant. It has no serious disease or insect problems. This species is pH adaptable but does extremely well in calcareous sites.
Size Class: 1-3 ft.
Leaf Color: Green
Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug
USA: AL , AR , CT , DE , FL , GA , IL , IN , IA , KY , LA , ME , MD , MA , MI , MN , MS , MO , NJ , NY , NC , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VT , VA , WV , WI , DC
Native Distribution: NY to s. MI & IA s. to GA LA & OK
Native Habitat: Sandy open woods; meadows; seepage slopes
Water Use: High
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil pH: Circumneutral (pH 6.8-7.2)
CaCO3 Tolerance: Low
Soil Description: Dry rocky soils.
Description: Seeds can be used for propagation but softwood cuttings which root easily are the usual method.
Seed Treatment: Seeds require no special treatment.