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botanical name:
Hypericum x moserianum 'Tricolor'
Hypericum x moserianum 'Tricolor' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  St. John's Wort
synonyms:  Hypericum x moserianum 'Variegatum'
family:  Hypericaceae
characteristics: shrub, semi-evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.30m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: arching
leaf colour: multicoloured
flower colour: golden
stem/bark: red & green
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 10
Spreading semi-evergreen with arching red-flushed stems and mid-green leaves variegated with cream and pink. Golden-yellow flowers from summer to autumn.

Most reasonably fertile, moist, well-drained soils in full sun or part shade

Can be used as ground cover, less vigorously spreading than Hypericum calycinum.

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