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botanical name:
Hypericum forestii
Hypericum forestii © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Shrubby Hypericum, Forrest's Tutsan
synonyms:  Hypericum calcaratum, Hypericum patulum forrestii
family:  Hypericaceae
characteristics: shrub, semi-evergreen
height: 1.50m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: golden
fruit colour: red
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Bushy, deciduous or semi-evergreen shrub with ovate mid-green leaves, sometimes turning wine-red in late autumn. Bright golden yellow flowers in summer through to autumn, followed by brownish-red berries.

cultivation:
Any reasonable soil, including clay or sandy soils, in sun or part shade. Quite drought tolerant once established.
Very hardy and tough plant.

propagation:
From seed or cuttings

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