Hypericum 'Hidcote'

St John's Wort 'Hidcote' plant

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Hypericum ‘Hidcote’, commonly known as St John’s wort is a stunning ornamental hedging shrub that makes a beautiful feature in any garden. Hypericum ‘Hidcote’ showcases attractive bright yellow flowers from May right through to August, which sit above rich, dark green foliage. It’s the perfect garden plant to bring summer colours and vibrancy to your garden.

  • Best Features: yellow flowers, evergreen foliage
  • Ideal For Hedges: up to 1m
  • Growth Rate: Average | 20-40cm
  • Position: Sunny, partial shade, normal soil, sheltered or exposed, inland or coastal
  • Also Consider: Other shrubs for hedging

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St John's Wort 20/30cm 2L pot
St John's Wort 20/30cm 2L pot

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St John's Wort 30/50cm 2L pot
St John's Wort 30/50cm 2L pot

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Hypericum 'Hidcote' (St John's-wort) Hedge Plant Description

Hypericum ‘Hidcote’ is a stunning, vibrant coloured plant that brings a splash of summer to the garden whilst attracting local bees and butterflies. Hypericum ‘Hidcote’ is also known as St John’s wort. To fulfil the plant’s needs to grow and develop, a moist but well-drained soil is required. Although Hypericum can tolerate partial shade, to fully experience the blossoming flowers, a sunny position is recommended. Hypericum can be classed as a semi-evergreen shrub, as it may lose some leaves in particularly frosty conditions. 

Key Uses for Hypericum Hedges

Hypericum is the perfect choice for creating bushy borders and for showing off its vibrant, yellow colour. It is a low-growing, ornamental hedging plant.

Combine St John's-wort With

St John’s wort can be mixed and will look stunning with other shrubs suitable for hedging. Please take a look at best4heding’s Hedging Shrubs page for more inspiration or get in touch with us today.

Growth Rate of Hypericum 'Hidcote' Hedging

Hypericum has an average growth rate of 20-40cm per annual and ideal for heights up to 1m.

Care and Advice for Hypericum 'Hidcote'

To care for your Hypericum plants, its advised to prune this shrub in the summer months after flowering has occurred. For more information on caring for Hypericum, please view best4hedging’s care instructions in our dedicated advice section.

Recommended Planting Density for St John's-wort Hedge Plants

For information on planting density for Hypericum hedging, please see the product table. In the 'No. Per Metre' column, you will find our recommended plant density for each plant species and root type.

Hypericum shrubs are available for purchase year-round as pot-grown plants.

The majority of our Hypericum 'Hidcote' hedging plants are grown in the UK by our dedicated experts who have years of nursery growing and maintenance experience. On the rare occasion that we source Hypericum from outside of the UK, we go to every length to ensure our suppliers are unbeaten on quality. At best4hedging, we strive to provide the freshest condition plants at the highest possible standard while safeguarding our competitive prices. Rest assured, you can buy Hypericum hedging online with complete confidence.

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