- Common Name: St John's Wort
- Synonyms: Hypericum patulum 'Hidcote', Hypericum 'Hidcote'
- Position: Full sun, Partial shade, North-facing, East-facing, South-facing, West-facing, Exposed, Sheltered
- Soil: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained, Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand, Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
- Flowers: Summer, Autumn
- Flower Colour: Orange, Yellow
- Hardiness: H5 - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters
- Habit: Semi-evergreen, Bushy
- Height & Spread: 120cm × 150cm
A small, bushy, evergreen shrub bearing masses of golden-yellow flowers from summer and into autumn giving a long season of interest. It will benefit from some protection from colder winds which may dry it out, so planted against a wall or in a shrub border with other plants to offer protection is advisable to keep the plant looking its best.