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botanical name:
Hypericum x inodorum 'Elstead'
Hypericum x inodorum 'Elstead' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Shrubby Hypericum
synonyms:  Hypericum elatum 'Elstead'
family:  Hypericaceae
characteristics: shrub, semi-evergreen
height: 1.20m
width: 1.20m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: yellow
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: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Bushy, deciduous or semi-evergreen shrub with aromatic, dark green leaves. Small yellow flowers, about 3cm across, with long stamens, borne in clusters from midsummer to autumn and followed by relatively large, bright pinkish-red flushed fruiting capsules.

cultivation:
Rather susceptible to rust.

other notes:
Hybrid of H. androsaemum x H. hircinum.

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