Evergreen, Ground covers, Shrubs, Decorative fruit or berries, Flowers
All bear single flowers with a prominent sunburst of stamens in the center. Shallowly cup-shaped, five-petaled blooms range in color from creamy yellow to gold; flowers may be solitary or in clusters. Neat, fresh green foliage. Various species are used for mass plantings, groundcovers, informal hedges, or borders. Grow especially well in mild, moist regions.
A difficult-to-control rust is extensively infecting plantings (especially those of the species H. calycinum) in the Pacific Northwest. Remove and destroy blighted leaves and any leaf litter; avoid overhead watering of plants in the evening.Hypericum coris
From Europe. Grows to 6–12 in. tall and about 1 ft. wide, with narrow, medium green, 1/2–1-in.-long leaves in whorls of four to six. Bears loose clusters of yellow, 3/4-in.-wide flowers in spring or early summer. Good choice as a groundcover or rock garden plant.
Deciduous. Grows to 30 ft. tall and 10–15 ft. wide. The plant’s narrow form is useful on s...
Deciduous. Grows to 25 ft. tall and wide, sporting an open form when young, becoming more rounded with...
This evergreen is a natural hybrid between M. grandiflora andM. virgi...