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Saint John’s Wort

Hypericum perforatum

Perennial (Zone 3)

Full to Partial Sun

12”-36” Tall

Plant 18”-24” apart


St. John’s Wort is thought to have been named after ‘John the Baptist’, and has been used throughout time to ward off evil.  Medicinally it has proved itself useful in the healing of wounds, sunburns, aches & pains. Its most well known attribute is that of helping to relieve the symptoms of depression.  Due to its trailing nature, St John’s Wort can be used as a ground cover, or as a border to sidewalks, garden paths, rock walls, and driveways. It enjoys full sun- partial shade in a well-drained soil site.


St. John's Wort

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