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Hypericum androsaemum

Tutsan

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Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height0.4m to 1.2m
  • Spread0.6m to 1m
  • Growth HabitIrregular bushy
  • Flower ColourYellow-orange
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Hypericum androsaemum (Tutsan). This plant is often found in the wild in Northern Europe.

Characteristics

Perennial or Biennial, Deciduous, Shrub

Origin

Europe

Interest and use

Banks, specimen, borders.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Fertile, Light, Medium, Chalky
  • Soil pH5.5 to 8.5
  • WaterDry

Propagation

By softwood cuttings in summer sub-shrubs and shrubs or by seed in autumn, cultivators by softwood cuttings only in summer; perennials may be propagated by seed or division in autumn or spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Some species are susceptible to rust.

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