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Great St John's Wort - Hypericum pyramidatum

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Phonetic: Hy-per-icum pyra-mi-day-Tum

Great St. John’s Wort is a perennial that blooms for about three-weeks between the months of July and August. Its bright yellow blooms are a great food source for many pollinators. Bumblebees are the primary pollinators, but smaller bees and other insects also visit the flowers. Great St. John’s Wort is easily grown in moist, well-drained soils in full sun to partial shade. It has the largest flower size in the St. John’s Wort family. Its flowers produce no nectar, only pollen. Making this a great plant for native Bumble Bees, as there is no competition from European Honey Bees.

  • Hardiness: 4-8
  • Native Region: USDA Plant Database
  • Sun Exposure: Full sun to partial shade
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Bloom Time: July, August
  • Soil Type: Moist
  • Mature Plant Size: 2-5' Height, 3-5' Width
  • Plant Spacing: 3'
  • Host Plant: Common Hyppa , Gray Half-SpotWavy-Lined Emerald and Catocaline Dart 
  • Attracts: Bees, Butterflies
  • Advantages: Deer resistant
  • Landscape Uses: Wildflower, Back of border
  • Companion Plants: New York Aster, New England Aster, Scarlett Bee Balm