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botanical name:
Hypericum calycinum
Hypericum calycinum © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Rose of Sharon, Aaron's Beard
family:  Hypericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, semi-evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.30m
width: 1.80m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: semi-prostrate
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade, shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -20°C
USDA zone: 6 to 10
description:
Low-growing with creeping roots which form a close green carpet of leafy shoots, topped with golden yellow flowers with long, red-tipped stamens from summer in to autumn. Semi-evergreen or evergreen in mild winters.

cultivation:
Any reasonable soil in sun or shade

other notes:
pronounced: hiy-PER-i-kum kal-ye-SIY-num

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