Common St. John’s Wort | Hypericum perforatum

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Original price was: £2.99.Current price is: £1.99.

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1x plug plant (approx. 2-5cm above ground, 15cm of root structure below ground)

Illuminate your garden with Common St. John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum) from our wildflower nursery! This perennial delight boasts golden star-shaped flowers, creating a radiant display. Thriving in well-drained, sunny locations, it adds vibrant colour to borders and meadows. Loved by pollinators, its nectar-rich blooms attract bees and butterflies.

With its low-maintenance appeal, Common St. John’s Wort brings natural beauty to your landscape. Enhance your outdoor space with this resilient and visually striking wildflower – order now and let the brilliance of Common St. John’s Wort bloom in your garden!


Botanical Information: Common St. John’s Wort

Common St. John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum) stands as a medicinal marvel and ornamental gem within the St John’s wort family. Renowned for its clusters of golden-yellow flowers and perforated leaves, this perennial herb adds both beauty and herbal potency to gardens.


Thriving in open fields, meadows, and along roadsides, this species flourishes in sunny environments. Its ability to adapt to a variety of soil types makes it a resilient addition to gardens and natural landscapes alike. This hardy plant’s preference for well-drained soils contributes to its widespread presence.

Benefits to Wildlife

Beyond its visual appeal, this wildflower attracts pollinators, including bees and butterflies, with its nectar-rich blooms. The plant’s ecological role extends to supporting biodiversity, providing a vital food source for insects. Its presence contributes to the health and vibrancy of local ecosystems.

Conservation Status in the UK

Common St. John’s Wort is a common and widespread species in the United Kingdom, with no significant conservation concerns. Its adaptability and prevalence in both wild and cultivated settings showcase its resilience and ecological value. As a native species, it holds a stable and integral role in the country’s flora.

Ease of Growing

Cultivating St. John’s Wort is a rewarding endeavour for gardeners seeking both aesthetic appeal and herbal benefits. Its adaptability to various soil conditions and low-maintenance nature make it an excellent choice for gardens and herbal landscapes. The plant readily establishes itself, providing enduring beauty and herbal uses with minimal effort.

In conclusion, St. John’s Wort, is a botanical treasure that marries visual allure with medicinal potential. Its adaptability, benefits to wildlife, and ease of cultivation make it an excellent choice for gardens, meadows, and herbal sanctuaries. Embrace the golden radiance and herbal richness of Common St. John’s Wort, available for delivery across the UK. Shop now for a touch of natural elegance in your outdoor haven.

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The Wildlife Trusts

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Weight 1 kg


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