Native Region: Europe, North Africa
Zone Range: 07-08
Preferred Climate: Temperate
Harvest Date: Tuesday 18 August, 2015
Seed count: 100-150
This bushy deciduous shrub has erect branches and oblong green leaves. Bears cymes of star-shaped yellow flowers in spring, followed by red berries that ripen to black. Height and spread is 3 feet.
The genus Hypericum is now in the family Hypericaceae.
For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant. Sow seed in containers in a cold frame in autumn. Grow in moderately-fertile moist but well-drained soil in sun or part shade.