Hypericum boreale

Northern St. John's-wort



Yellow flowering plant. Flowers are small. Blooms through summer. Leaves are broad and elliptic, ovular, or oblong. Fruit is red to deep purple and matures from late summer into fall. Prefers wetlands, near bogs, streams, ponds, and marshes.

Plant Overview:

Plant Family:Clusiaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Bloom Time:Early July to September
Fruit Timing:Mid September to October
Global and State Rank:G5, S5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Sandy
Soil Moisture:Moist, Wet
Soil pH:Acidic
Soil pH:4.4 to 6
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Moist, Wet

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