Sunburst St. John's Wort
Hypericum frondosum 'Sunburst'
Pronunciation: hi-PER-i-kum fron-DOH-sum
|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.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Ornamental Berries, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge|
|Companion Plants||Spirea (Spiraea); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Coneflower (Echinacea); Carpet Rose (Rosa); Sedum (Sedum)|
|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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.