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Hypericum Beanii

 

Hypericum

Hypericum are fast growing evergreen, semi-evergreen or deciduous shrubs. The low growing forms are suitable as ground cover. This hardy deciduous species has rich green ovate leaves, sometimes with a pinkish margin. The five petaled flowers are bright yellow with lots of erect stamens and flower from early to late Summer. The flowers are followed by bright red berries. Hypericum beanii is a compact, deciduous shrub which typically grows to 1m tall or to 60cm tall in colder climates where it is usually cut to the ground or naturally dies to the ground each winter. Features rose-like, 5-petaled, golden yellow flowers.

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plant Features
  • Hypericum likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Hypericum likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Hypericum is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Hypericum likes free draining

    Free draining

 
Available to buy from 3 store(s) in the UK
 
plant information

Common name

Hypericum

Latin name

Hypericum Beanii

type

Deciduous trees or shrubs

family

Hypericaceae

ph

5.0 - 8.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Hypericum likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Hypericum is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Hypericum likes free draining

    Free draining

  • Water

    Hypericum likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Hypericum is 0.75meters x 1.00meters 0.75 M 1.00 M

Hypericum Beanii

Hypericum are fast growing evergreen, semi-evergreen or deciduous shrubs. The low growing forms are suitable as ground cover. This hardy deciduous species has rich green ovate leaves, sometimes with a pinkish margin. The five petaled flowers are bright yellow with lots of erect stamens and flower from early to late Summer. The flowers are followed by bright red berries. Hypericum beanii is a compact, deciduous shrub which typically grows to 1m tall or to 60cm tall in colder climates where it is usually cut to the ground or naturally dies to the ground each winter. Features rose-like, 5-petaled, golden yellow flowers.


Flowering Season

From Early Summer TO Early Autumn

The 3 inch flowers are borne singly and are produced in succession from early summer through to early autumn.

 

Planting

From Late Autumn TO Late Winter

Plant out in any well drained, fertile soil from autumn to late winter in a sheltered border in full sun. As these shrubs are late-flowering, it is advisable to give them wall protection in northern gardens.

 

Propagation by cuttings

From Early Spring TO Late Summer

Take heel cuttings, 3-4 inches long from half-ripe lateral shoots preferably with a heel at any time between spring and late summer. Insert into equal parts of sand and peat in a propagating case at a temperature of 16C. When rooted, pot the cuttings singly in 3 inch pots of John Innes No 1 and overwinter in a cold frame. The following spring, pot on into 4 inch pots and plunge outdoors until planting out in autumn.

 
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