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PlantFiles: St. Peterswort
Hypericum crux-andreae

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Family: Clusiaceae
Genus: Hypericum (hy-PER-ee-kum) (Info)
Species: crux-andreae

Category:
Perennials
Shrubs

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Thumbnail #1 of Hypericum crux-andreae by frostweed

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral frostweed On Feb 5, 2008, frostweed from Josephine, Arlington, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

St. Peterswort, Hypericum crux-andreae is native to Texas and other States. This plant was found growing wild at a nature preserve in Arlington Texas. I do not grow or have experience with this plant.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Arlington, Texas



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