Sunburst St. John's Wort

Hypericum frondosum 'Sunburst'

Pronunciation: hi-PER-i-kum fron-DOH-sum
SKU #04213
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Description Dense, blue-tinged, green foliage on a compact, upright shrub that is excellent as a foundation plant, in mass plantings, and informal hedges. Vivid yellow flowers with a distinctive puffball of stamens add sunny color to the summer landscape. Seldom grazed by rabbits or deer. Deciduous in colder regions; an evergreen in warmer climates.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Midsummer
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Semi-Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Ornamental Berries, Compact Form
Problems/Solutions Coastal Exposure, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Drought Tolerant
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Upright
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Hedge
Flower Color Yellow
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Spirea (Spiraea); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Coneflower (Echinacea); Carpet Rose (Rosa); Sedum (Sedum)
CARE
Care 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.

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