An exceptional native shrub for foliage and flowers. Covered in yellow flowers from late June through August it makes for an attractive foundation plant. Shrubby St John’swort has a dense compact low growing habit and is hardy and reliable in dry, hot soils. Use in the shrub border for massing or wherever a low growing flowering shrub is required. Can also be used in commercial plantings, planter boxes, parking islands where growing conditions are challenging.
- Abundant 1"diameter buttercup yellow flowers.
- Long 2 to 3 month bloom period.
- Dense rounded outline seldom requires pruning.
- Pest free light-green foliage.
- Abundant nectar is a magnate for butterflies and insects.
- Grows naturally in dry exposed sites, bank cuts, upland meadows and rocky outcrops.
- Can be used to stabilize soils on exposed slopes. stream banks and erodable soils.
- Will readily naturalize from seed.
- Zone 3 to 8
- Grows 3 to 4 ft high with similar spread.
- Prefers full sunlight to partial shade
- Tolerant of dry, hot, rocky conditions. Prefers well drained soil.
- Cut to ground in early spring to renew old plants.
- Native to New England west to Minnesota, south to Georgia - Louisiana..