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Marsh St. John's Wort

Hypericum elodes

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

45cm

20cm

Min

30cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

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A photo of Marsh St. John's Wort
A photo of 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

Generally pest and disease free

    Harvesting

    Generally not harvested.

    Propagation

    Division

    Divide clumps in spring

    Cuttings

    Take cuttings in summer.