Great St. Johnswort

Yellow flowers up to 2 inches across in July, oval-ish leaves up to 4 inches long, large smooth green seed pods develop, tolerates poor soil, easy to grow, host to caterpillars of the Wavy-lined Emerald (Synchlora aerata) Gray Hairstreak (Strymon melinus), an unusual giant

Moist Soil
Full Sun
1-3 foot tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 3b-7a
Deer Resistant

Native Range: ME to MN, south to DE & ne KS. Rare in CT, IN, ME, MD, MA, NH & VT

Germination - Easy: Cold stratify 8 weeks, surface sow.

Great St. Johnswort in a half gallon pot $18.25

Great St. Johnswort Seed Packet $5.00

*We normally carry this item but are temporarily sold out. We expect to have it available again as soon as our plants in production reach sufficient size/maturity or we harvest more seed. In some cases, plants may be recovering from caterpillar damage (Monarchs love our Milkweed), wind or hail damage, rampaging woodchucks, downed trees, or other natural issues. We are constantly updating our web site so please check back again.

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