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Hypericum frondosum Michx.
Cedarglade St. Johnswort, Golden St. Johnswort
Clusiaceae (St. John's-Wort Family)
Synonym(s): Hypericum aureum, Hypericum splendens
USDA Symbol: HYFR
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
A small, dense, globular shrub to 3 ft. tall with fine-textured, upright-spreading branches and shaggy, purplish-brown bark. Opposite, narrowly oval leaves are blue-green in summer, turning yellow-green in fall. Large, solitary yellow flowers with numerous stamens occur singly or in few-flowered clusters at branch tips. Fruit is a reddish-brown capsule.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Shrub Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul
, VA Native Distribution:
s. to GA
& TX Native Habitat:
Limestone cliffs; rocky hills; barrens
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement:
Sun Soil Description:
Well-drained soils. Conditions Comments:
A short-lived shrub
with no serious disease or insect problems.
PropagationDescription: Not Available
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes
From the National Suppliers Directory
According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:
American Native Nursery
- Quakertown, PA
Record Last Modified: 2013-09-08
Research By: TWC Staff