Common Name: Creeping Saint John’s Wort

  • Habit: Subshrub
  • Light: Part Shade (2-5 hrs. direct sun)
  • Water Needs: Dry, Average
  • Height: <1′
  • Flower: Yellow, Jun, Jul, Aug
  • Fruit: Reddish-brown ovoid capsule containing seeds
  • Fall Color: No
  • Natural Habitat: Bottomland Deciduous Forest, Upland Deciduous Forest

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Evergreen shrub with a creeping habit, makes dense mats of foliage up to 8 inches tall and about 1.5 feet across. Ovoid, opposite leaves line the stems and pale yellow four petaled flowers bloom at the top. The flowers are irregular with the petals being in a ‘X’ shape rather than equidistant. Stems are thread-thin, the bark is a cinnamon reddish-brown color which contrasts nicely with the blue-green hue of the leaves. Blooms from June through August.

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