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Hypericum 'Rowallane' (St John's wort 'Rowallane')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
2.5m
Max height
1m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Hypericum 'Rowallane'

Other names

St John's wort 'Rowallane'

Genus

Hypericum Hypericum

Variety or Cultivar

'Rowallane' _ 'Rowallane' is an upright, mid-sized, semi-evergreen shrub with arching branches bearing ovate dark-green leaves. In summer and autumn it bears large, cup-shaped, deep golden-yellow flowers.


Hypericum 'Rowallane' is: Semi evergreen

Habit

Arching, Erect

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Golden-yellow in Summer; Golden-yellow in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Hypericum 'Rowallane' (St John's wort 'Rowallane') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 1m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Wildflower

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

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

Companion plants

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Botanical name

Hypericum 'Rowallane'

Other names

St John's wort 'Rowallane'

Genus

Hypericum Hypericum

Variety or Cultivar

'Rowallane' _ 'Rowallane' is an upright, mid-sized, semi-evergreen shrub with arching branches bearing ovate dark-green leaves. In summer and autumn it bears large, cup-shaped, deep golden-yellow flowers.

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Habit

Arching, Erect

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Golden-yellow in Summer; Golden-yellow in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Hypericum 'Rowallane' (St John's wort 'Rowallane') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 1m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Wildflower

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

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7

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