February 8, 2023
Hypericum

Hypericum x hidcoteense ‘Hidcote’ or St. John’s Wort, is a maintenance-free shrub you can prune in early spring. Hypericum x hidcoteense ‘Hidcote’ is part of the Hypericaceae family of plants.

In some locations such as farms, the plant is even considered a weed. St John’s Wort has also been used in medicine and herbalism as an antidepressant. The flowers are yellow and it is a deciduous shrub that grows well in sun or partial shade. I came across this Hypericum x hidcoteense ‘Hidcote’ while walking through one of the city parks in London.

St. John's Wort Hypericum 'Hidcote'
Hypericum x hidcoteense ‘Hidcote’ or St. John’s Wort
St. John's Wort Hypericum 'Hidcote'
Hypericum x hidcoteense ‘Hidcote’ or St. John’s Wort
St. John's Wort Hypericum 'Hidcote'
Hypericum x hidcoteense ‘Hidcote’ or St. John’s Wort

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