hypericum kalmianum (st john's wort, pot o' gold) native

Size: 2 gallon
  • yellow, five-petaled flowers are almost obscured by a cloud of stamens
  • flowers are followed by seed capsules
  • gray-green, narrow leaves
  • bark exfoliates for winter interest
  • bloom time: late spring to summer
  • zone 4 
  • height 50-60cm
  • spread 50-60cm
  • colour yellow
  • hypericum kalmianum tolerates full sun to partial shade, and a wide range of soils
  • full sun, partial sun/shade
  • attracts butterflies
  • long blooming
  • native to ontario
  • drought tolerant, once established
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)