Sunburst St. John's Wort
Hypericum frondosum 'Sunburst'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||hi-PER-i-kum fron-DOH-sum|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Midsummer, followed by reddish ornamental fruit in fall.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Dense Habit, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Ornamental Berries, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Vivid Summer Flowers|
Thrives in enriched, sandy to loamy, well-drained soil; avoid soggy, poorly drained soils. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Reduce frequency once established; tolerates moderate drought. Apply fertilizer in early spring. Prune annually in late winter to promote vigorous new growth.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 8