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Hypericum calycinum 'Briggadoon'

Golden Dwarf St. John's Wort

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Item #: 2801

Zones: 4a to 7a, at least


Height: 6" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade

Origin: Europe

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)

We are thrilled to see our 1998 introduction finally making its way into the mainstream trade. We were captivated when we first saw this gold leaf mutation of Hypericum calycinum on a 1995 visit to Oregon's Briggs Nursery. The plants were sent home with us and H. 'Briggadoon' was born. H. 'Briggadoon' makes a slowly stoloniferous thick groundcover of golden foliage on short arching 1' stems. In mid to late summer, the clumps are topped with yellow St. John's wort-like flowers...perfect for brightening a lightly shaded spot in the woodland garden. In colder climates, cut the old stems to the ground in early spring for best results.