Hypericum hypericoides

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 8A 8B 9A 9B 

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St. Andrew's-cross


Plant Specifics

Size:3-4 ft tall by 3 ft wide
Life Span:Short-lived perennial
Flower Color:Yellow
Fruit Color:Brown
Phenology:Evergreen. Blooms summer-fall.
Habitats:Hammock,mesic to dry mesic hardwood or mixed pine forest, flatwoods, floodplains, ruderal areas, sandhill, wet calcareous hammocks, secondary woods.


Recommended Uses:Mass plantings, small specimen shrubs
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
Moisture Tolerance: Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Not wet but not extremely dry
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray



Foliage and seeds are food sources for birds and mammals.

Attracts insect pollinators, especially bees.