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Hypericum tomentosum

 
Hypericum tomentosum
woolly St. John's wort

Common name woolly St. John's wort
Family clusiaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers yellow
Size 6-8"
Light sun
Cultural notes well-drained soil

Makes a mat of silvery-woolly leaves, with bright yellow flowers. The flower bracts have an odd appearance up close, as they are lined with tiny hairs with black ends. They must be related to spiders in some way. Flowers close up by the afternoon.

Hypericum tomentosum

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: big pond

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