Hypericum galioides Lam.

Bedstraw St. Johnswort


Family: Hypericaceae

Genus: Hypericum

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Zones: 7 to 9

Size: To 30" tall (6' NCSU) and wide

Growth Rate: Slow

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Narrow opposite leaves, fine texture. Yellow flowers in summer and autumn. Drought tolerant.

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History: 

Native to the southeastern US from North Carolina to Texas.

Published in Encycl. (J. Lamarck & al.) 4(1): 161 in 1797.

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