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Hypericum ascyron - Great St. John's Wort

Great St. John's Wort - Hypericum ascyron
SKU: 92
Return Policy

Great St. John's Wort (Hypericum ascyron) is a herbaceous perennial wildflower with erect unbranched stems except for the upper third of each plant. The smooth, opposite, ovate leaves are up to four inches long and clasp the stem. It features a showy display of yellow flowers two inches across with five petals, and a bushy center stamen. Its name most likely came from early Christians observing the plant blooming around the feast of St. John the Baptist (June 24th), and their belief of it having mystical properties to ward off evil spirits along with its medicinal qualities.


Soil Moisture:  Moderate, Wet

Sun Exposure:  Full Sun, Partial Shade

Height:  2' - 6'

Spread:  2' - 3'

Hardiness Zone:  3 - 6

Bloom Color:  Yellow

Bloom Time:  June, July, August

Attracts:  Butterflies, Pollinators

Return Policy

Returns of standard seed mixes and individual species must be made in the original unopened packaging within 10 days of delivery. If you wish to return live plants, you must do so within 5 days of delivery. Returns of standard mixes, individual species, and live plants are subject to a restocking fee of 25%. Custom seed mixes may not be returned. When returning non-damaged goods, the buyer is responsible for shipping charges, and return shipping may be made by whatever means the buyer selects.

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