St. Johns Wort Hypericum Calycinum
Hypericum Calycinum St. John's Wort is a beautiful and versatile ground cover plant can be used as a small flowering shrub or flowering ground cover. The Hypericum Calycinum is often called Aaron's beard or creeping St. John's wort. Calycinum Hypericum is a yellow flowering perennial that is easy to grow in average, moist, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade.
St. John's Wort Hypericum tolerates a wide range of soils and even thrives in sandy soils in full sun. Hypericum Calycinum St. John's Wort will grow in partially shaded areas, however, the plants will bloom less. This is a low growing evergreen plant in warm winter climates.
Plant Hypericum Calycinum 18 inches apart as a ground cover. Planting 18 inches apart, 100 plants covers a 225 square foot area.
Uses for Hypericum Calycinum: ground cover plants, sun gardens, rock gardens, garden borders, naturalized plantings. Also good for stabilizing embankments or hillsides. Good for planting under trees where it competes well with shallow tree roots. Allan Armitage calls Hypericum Calycinum St. John's Wort, "One of the finest ground covers available."