Blue & Gold St. John's Wort

Hypericum kalmianum 'Blue & Gold' PPAF

Attractive blue leaves contrast with the bright yellow flowers in July and August. The combination of long-blooming yellow flowers and cool blue-green foliage is very appealing. Tightly branched, compact growth makes this a good native plant for landscaping.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationhi-PER-i-kum kal-mee-AH-num
Average Size at MaturityMedium grower to 2-3 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseErosion Control, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Waterwise, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Best in well drained soil; widely adaptable to most soils. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Watering may be reduced once established. Feed with a controlled release fertilizer.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-7

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