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botanical name:
Hypericum aegypticum
Hypericum aegypticum © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Egyptian St. John’s Wort
synonyms:  Hypericum webbii, Triadenia webbii, Triadenia aegypticum
family:  Hypericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 0.30m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -3°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
description:
Small, well branched evergreen shrub with small fleshy grey-green leaves and golden yellow flowers.

cultivation:
Needs very well drained, poor, gritty or rocky soil and full sun. Will grow happily in rock crevices. Protect against winter wet. In cool area best grown in an alpine house.

propagation:
From seed in spring or cuttings in late summer.

usage:
Alpine house, containers.

other notes:
Native to the Mediterreanean area and islands.
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