Characteristics: A shrubby herb with wonderful yellow, saucer-shapped flowers. Hypericum is perennial in Zones 6-9.
Light: St. John's Wort requires full sun or bright, filtered light.
Water: Keep this lovely herb moist, but avoid constant 'wet
Soil: It grows in any soil
type and is very drought-tolerant, reviving quickly even after severe
Use: We love to see this herb used as a background planting -
makes a lovely full, lush backdrop and attracts bees like crazy when it
Extras: Well-known herbal treatment for depression.