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Hypericum calycinum (Aaron's beard)

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
0.6m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.6m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Hypericum calycinum

Other names: Rose of Sharon, Aaron's beard, St John's Wort

Genus: Hypericum Hypericum

Species: H. calycinum - H. calycinum is a fast-growing, spreading, semi-evergreen to evergreen shrub with lance-shaped leaves and yellow flowers throughout summer into early autumn.


Hypericum calycinum is: Semi evergreen

Flower: Yellow in Summer; Yellow in Autumn

Foliage: Dark-green in All seasons

Habit: Spreading

How to care

Watch out for

Pests: Generally pest-free.

Diseases: Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning: May need to be kept in check with pruning to avoid it becoming invasive.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Hypericum calycinum (Aaron's beard) will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.6m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance

Cultivation: Plant in well-drained, or moist but well-drained soil in sun or partial shade.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Hypericum calycinum

Other names: Rose of Sharon, Aaron's beard, St John's Wort

Genus: Hypericum Hypericum

Species: H. calycinum - H. calycinum is a fast-growing, spreading, semi-evergreen to evergreen shrub with lance-shaped leaves and yellow flowers throughout summer into early autumn.


Hypericum calycinum is: Semi evergreen

Flower: Yellow in Summer; Yellow in Autumn

Foliage: Dark-green in All seasons

Habit: Spreading

Watch out for

Pests: Generally pest-free.

Diseases: Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning: May need to be kept in check with pruning to avoid it becoming invasive.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Hypericum calycinum (Aaron's beard) will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.6m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance

Cultivation: Plant in well-drained, or moist but well-drained soil in sun or partial shade.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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