Hypericum reductum (Svenson) W.P.Adams

Atlantic St. Johnswort

Family: Hypericaceae

Genus: Hypericum

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Zones: 7 to 10

Size: To 18" tall and wide

Growth Rate: Fast

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Heather-like foliage. Yellow flowers in summer. Deep sandy soil - needs good drainage.


Published in Contr. Gray Herb. 189: 31 in 1962.

Basionym Hypericum galioides var. reductum Svenson.

Native to the southeastern US. Type from Wilmington, NC.


My Experience: 

I purchased a 1-gallon plant from Woodlanders in April 2013 but it did not make it through the winter.

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