5 years to reach maturity
This plant has a mild fragrance
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Marsh St. John's Wort Overview
This creeping low growing species thrives happily in mud or up to 5cm of water. It develops a round plant with woolly leaves that helps to disguise a ponds edges. In July and August it develops small yellow flowers at the tips of the stems.
Common problems with Marsh St. John's Wort
Generally pest and disease free
How to harvest Marsh St. John's Wort
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Marsh St. John's Wort
Divide clumps in spring
Take cuttings in summer.
Sow the seeds in the autumn.
Other uses of Marsh St. John's Wort
Grown for their conspicuous, yellow flowers with prominent stamens. This shrub is very attractive to bees.