COMMON NAME Perforate St. John’s Wort, St. John’s Wort, Common St. John’s Wort
TYPE semi – evergreen shrubby perennial with oval light green leaves on stiff stems. leaves have large translucent spots on surface
GROWTH ENVIRONMENT sun or part shade, woodland, wild meadows, sun borders, rock garden, ground cover
SOIL moderately fertile, moist, well – drained soil
ZONE 5 – 9
SIZE 2’ – 4’
FLOWER COLOR Numerous brilliant yellow 1” to 1 ½” flowers borne in loose clusters at tips of stems in summer, followed by dark berries in late fall
NARRATIVE Beautiful as a loose ground cover under trees or at edge of woodland. Spreads by rhizomes. Can be pruned to shape. Rabbit resistant, Deer resistant. Drought tolerant.