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Sunny Boulevard® St. John's Wort Hypericum x

  • Hardy Zones
    • 4 - 8
  • Exposure
    • Sun
  • Season
    • Summer
  • Mature Size
    • 24 - 36 Inches
ColorChoice® Flowering Shrubs
Sunny Boulevard® St. John's Wort Hypericum x
Sun 24 - 36

Features

Easy, durable yellow flowers all summer long.

This tightly branched shrub is noted for its long bloom time, beginning in July and continuing until September. The flowers are rich yellow, small but numerous, and the leaves are willow-like. This is an excellent plant for adding bright color to landscapes all summer long. Native to North America.

Winter Interest
Drought Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Attracts: 
Bees
Resists: 
Deer
Native to North America

Characteristics

Duration: 
Shrub
Shrub Type: 
Deciduous
Height Category: 
Medium
Garden Height: 
24 - 36 Inches
Spacing: 
36 - 48 Inches
Spread: 
24 - 36 Inches
Flower Colors: 
Yellow
Flower Shade: 
Yellow
Foliage Colors: 
Green
Foliage Shade: 
Dark Green
Habit: 
Mounded
Container Role: 
Thriller

Plant Needs

Light Requirement: 
Sun
Maintenance Category: 
Easy
Blooms On: 
New Wood
Bloom Time: 
Early Summer
Bloom Time: 
Mid Summer
Bloom Time: 
Late Summer
Hardiness Zones: 
4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
Water Category: 
Average
Uses: 
Container
Uses: 
Landscape
Uses: 
Mass Planting
Uses Notes: 

Groupings, masses, perennial or shrub borders, hedges. Great for adding bright summer color to the garden.

Maintenance Notes: 

Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soils. Prefers rich, sandy loams. Tolerant of some drought. Northern gardeners should mulch roots in the winter. Fertilize in early spring by applying a slow release fertilizer specialized for trees & shrubs. Follow the label for recommended rate of application. Prune as needed to shape after flowering.

Sunny Boulevard® Hypericum x 'Deppe' USPP 20,045, Can 3,587
  • Moved out of wa state and now I'm looking for a new plant, love the way blooms around summer and the berries for fall, will love to have my plants back again, they are easy to take care and are beautiful on my garden.

    Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    Noemi Tiernan
    5 years ago
  • Bought 4 of these plants and planted side-by-side. One of the 4 died even though they all received the same amount of light, water and nutrients. I expected more from a Proven Winner.

    Marginally Adequate Performed below expectations but may be willing to try again.
    Chris Townsend
    South Elgin
    Illinois
    United States
    6 years ago
  • Very prone to rust.

    Unsatisfied Did not survive, inferior performance or did not bloom well - won't grow again.
    Craig Roessler
    7 years ago
  • Satisfactory Average performance, met expectations but not outstanding.
    Russell Studebaker
    Iowa
    United States
    7 years ago
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