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St John's Wort 'Hidcote'

Hypericum x hidcoteense 'Hidcote'

Also known as

Shrubby Hypericum

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Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy


RHS hardiness


Minimum temperature

Expected size








10 years to reach maturity


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

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St John's Wort 'Hidcote' Overview

This low maintenance, semi evergreen shrub creates a small bush that can be used as an informal hedge. In summer it produces bright yellow flowers that can develop into red berries in autumn.

Common problems with St John's Wort 'Hidcote'

Generally pest and disease free.

    How to harvest St John's Wort 'Hidcote'

    Generally not harvested.

    How to propagate St John's Wort 'Hidcote'


    Take semi hardwood cuttings in late summer.

    Special features of St John's Wort 'Hidcote'

    Attractive flowers

    Ground cover

    Attracts bees

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    An ideal plant for providing ground cover on banks and slopes due to it's low maintenance requirements.

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