Ignite™ Red Hypericum

Hypericum androsaemum 'Seifire' PP #19,468

Versatile, rust resistant selection thrives in heat and humidity. Shiny, often red-tinged foliage is complimented by yellow flowers, followed by small showy fruits in the fall. Ideal for borders, containers, or as a large scale ground cover under large trees. Seldom grazed by deer. Deciduous.
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Botanical Pronunciationhi-PER-i-kum
Average Size at MaturityReaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, spreading to 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring to Late Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden, Dry Shade
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Naturalizes Well, Ornamental Berries, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly- weekly or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsSpirea (Spiraea); Coneflower (Echinacea); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Sedum (Sedum); Carpet Rose (Rosa)

Widely adaptable to most soils; best if well-drained. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Tolerates some dry shade when established. Feed with a controlled release fertilizer. Prune annually in late winter to shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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