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Hypericum 'Hidcote'

St John's Wort 'Hidcote' plant

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Hypericum ‘Hidcote’, also 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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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’s 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 and Planting 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 above. 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.

Showing 20 of our total 79 reviews, with an average rating of 5 stars. Read all 79 reviews for Hypericum 'Hidcote'.
Review Summary - 5 out of 5 based on 79 ratings.
November 30, 2021 | Anonymous
Hypericum 'Hidcote'

Good little plants .

November 24, 2021 | Nicola Sutton
Hypericum 'Hidcote'

Lovely healthy Hypericum. It will hopefully bring some sunshine and colour to a dull area.

November 10, 2021 | Pamela Benson
Hypericum 'Hidcote'

Well rooted but lots of weeds in the pots.

November 7, 2021 | D N Smith
Hypericum 'Hidcote'


October 16, 2021 | Lorraine Barnett
Hypericum 'Hidcote'

Excellent product, well packaged healthy plants would recommend

October 11, 2021 | Emmanuel Kasozi
Hypericum 'Hidcote'

Beautiful plant love it so so much

October 9, 2021 | Derek Harrison
Hypericum 'Hidcote'

In all dealings excellent response and outcomes.

September 15, 2021 | Jane
Hypericum 'Hidcote'

Lovely healthy looking plants

July 24, 2021 | Anonymous
Hypericum 'Hidcote'

A healthy-looking plant. I hope it takes

July 2, 2021 | Anonymous
Hypericum 'Hidcote'


July 2, 2021 | Michael Smith
Hypericum 'Hidcote'

Plants look great and are flowering already

May 30, 2021 | Anonymous
Hypericum 'Hidcote'

Good quality plants and as exactly as described

March 31, 2021 | Susan Cawtherley
Hypericum 'Hidcote'

Poor service. Would not use them again. I spent over £500 almost £600 and the service was poor. Clearly they don't value custumers

March 28, 2021 | Professor Philip Moore
Hypericum 'Hidcote'

Excellent plants extremely healthy

February 16, 2021 | David Pickford
Hypericum 'Hidcote'

Healthy looking plants, impressed!

February 13, 2021 | Ruth Swaffield
Hypericum 'Hidcote'

Good strong plants. Arrived in pots. We’re very happy.

December 9, 2020 | Anonymous
Hypericum 'Hidcote'

Healthy plants, well packaged

December 3, 2020 | Tracy Warren
Hypericum 'Hidcote'

Nice healthy looking plant that still looks good after its been planted. Got exactly what I was looking for.

November 6, 2020 | Anonymous
Hypericum 'Hidcote'

Very impressed with the packing of my plants. All arrived in good condition

October 28, 2020 | Anonymous
Hypericum 'Hidcote'

Good plants easy to put in the ground

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