Common Names: St. Johnswort
Type: Evergreen shrub
Size: To 2 ft. high and wide; sometimes larger
Flowers: Gold flowers rose-shaped, about 1”, summer; leaves are dark green. Plant has fragrance of lemon.
Uses: Borders, rock gardens, accent
Wildlife: Deer resistive.
Water: Moderate to some summer water
Sun: Full sun to some shade in heat.
Pruning: (No special needs found.)
Pests & Diseases: Rust; avoid overhead evening watering
Notes: Hypericum comes from Hyperion, the Greek mythology God of the sun. Balearicum refers to the plants native to the Balearic Islands, off of Spain. Hardy to 5° F.