Square Stemmed St Johns Wort | Hypericum tetrapterum

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

Elevate your garden with our Square Stemmed St. John’s Wort plugs! Bursting with vibrant blooms, these resilient wildflowers are ready to flourish. Plant them effortlessly and watch your garden transform into a haven of natural beauty. Shop now for a touch of the wild at your fingertips!


Botanical Information: Square Stalked St Johns Wort

Square Stemmed St. Johns Wort, (Hypericum tetrapterum), is a delightful wildflower renowned for its square-shaped stems and vibrant yellow blooms. With a height ranging from 20 to 60 cm, this hardy perennial is a charming addition to any garden.


Thriving in well-drained soils and partial shade, Square Stemmed St. Johns Wort is adaptable to various conditions. Native to the UK and Europe, it flourishes in meadows, woodland edges, and grassy habitats. This wildflower’s versatility makes it suitable for both naturalistic and cultivated garden settings.

Benefits to Wildlife

The nectar-rich flowers of Square Stemmed St. Johns Wort attract a plethora of pollinators, including bees and butterflies, making it a valuable asset to any wildlife-friendly garden. The plant provides a vital food source for these beneficial insects, contributing to the overall biodiversity of your outdoor space.

Conservation Status in the UK

In the United Kingdom, Square Stemmed St. Johns Wort is not currently listed as a species of concern. Its adaptability to diverse habitats and ability to attract pollinators contribute to its stability in the wild. However, as with all native flora, promoting its growth in gardens supports broader conservation efforts.

Ease of Growing

One of the most appealing aspects of Square Stemmed St. John’s Wort is its ease of cultivation. Suitable for gardeners of all experience levels, this wildflower is low-maintenance and forgiving. It thrives in a variety of soil types, from loamy to sandy, and requires minimal care once established.

To plant Square Stemmed St. John’s Wort, choose a location with well-drained soil and partial sunlight. Sow the seeds or transplant plugs in the spring or fall, ensuring they are adequately watered during the establishment phase. Once rooted, the plant requires little attention, making it an excellent choice for those seeking a hassle-free yet visually rewarding addition to their garden.

Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or just starting, Square Stemmed St. John’s Wort is a reliable and resilient choice that effortlessly enhances the aesthetic appeal of your outdoor space. Its adaptability, coupled with the benefits it brings to wildlife, makes it a valuable asset in promoting biodiversity and creating a flourishing ecosystem in your own backyard.

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Weight 1 kg


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