January 26, 2023
Hypericum hircinum

Hypericum hircinum

Hypericum hircinum is part of the Hypericaceae family of plants. It is native to Europe and Arabian Peninsula. They also call it the Stinking Tutsan, Stinking St John’s Wort, or Androsaemum zirconium.

Hypericum hircinum
Hypericum hircinum

Hypericum is a genus of approximately 400 species of plants. They are popular for their bright yellow flowers. Hypericum hircinum is a semi-evergreen shrub, native to Europe, Asia, and Africa. The stems feel squarish. The foliage is oval and pointed and when crushed has an unpleasant smell. The flowers are yellow with prominent stamens. The sepals curl back and later fall before the fruit ripens. Hypericum hircinum flowers in the summer.

Hypericum hircinum
Hypericum hircinum

How to grow Hypericum hircinum:

Grow Hypericum hircinum in the sun or partial shade. Plant it in moist, fertile, and well-drained soil. Shelter it from cold and dry winds. Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings. Hypericum hircinum is generally disease-free and pest-free.

Hypericum hircinum
Hypericum hircinum

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