Hypericum Hidcote – SHRUB


A great shrub to add some height and colour to your garden – golden flowers in late spring, summer and can flower again in autumn.

Grown in 11 cm pots:

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Hypericum Hidcote description:

Extra large yellow flowers in late spring and on into the summer.

Good for the back of a border or for screening sheds, walls or fences, because it is semi evergreen and doesn’t end up totally bare.

RHS Award of Garden MeritThis has won the RHS Award of Garden Merit [1]. To win this impressive accolade the plants must have outstanding excellence for decorating a garden, be robust, not require highly specialist growing conditions or care and not be particularly susceptible to any pest or disease.

Common name: St. John’s wort Hidcote.

Also known as: Hypericum × hidcoteense Hidcote or Hypericum patulum Hidcote.

Hypericum Hidcote flowering in September
Hypericum Hidcote in September

The best position in the garden:

Sun or semi shade.

Sun or semi shade

Is it useful as a ground cover plant?

Shrubs do cover the ground, but they are not a ‘ground cover plant’ because they add height and structure to a garden.

What type of soil:

Well drained soil.

How much moisture:

Normal moisture.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:


Care and maintenance:

When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.

Size of plant:

Height 150 cm.
Spread 150 cm.

[1] Royal Horticultural Society – opens in a separate window.

Additional information

Weight 2.1 kg


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