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botanical name:
Hypericum kouytchense
Hypericum kouytchense © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Shrubby Hypericum
synonyms:  Hypericum patulum var. grandiflorum, Hypericum 'Sungold'
family:  Hypericaceae
characteristics: shrub, semi-evergreen
height: 1.00m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: blue-green
flower colour: golden
fruit colour: red
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 10
Semi-evergreen shrub usually of dense, rounded habit with arching stems and elliptic to ovate, dark bluish-green leaves, paler underneath. Golden yellow flowers, up to 6cm across, with conspicuous long stamens, are freely borne from summer to autumn. They are followed by bright red, conical, narrowly pointed, seed capsules.

other notes:
Native to central China. Naturalised elsewhere.

pronounced: hiy-PER-i-kum koyt-CHEN-see
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