SUNNY BOULEVARD® St. John’s Wort

Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7 Exposure: Full Sun Height: 2-3' Width/Spread: 2-3'

Keep on the sunny side of the street with Sunny Boulevard St. John’s wort. This unique native shrub naturally grows with an appealing rounded shape that looks neat and tidy without any pruning. Come summer, it’s covered in hundreds of cheerful yellow flowers, each one sporting a regal crown of fluffy yellow stamens. The blooms last for weeks and attract pollinators of all types. It’s the perfect choice for a low hedge, edging, specimen, or border plant in any sunny spot.

Sunny Boulevard St. John’s wort is a Blue Ribbon Winner for performance in the University of California low irrigation landscape trials.

Why grow Sunny Boulevard St. John’s wort:

  • Naturally grows with a nice, tidy habit – no pruning required.
  • Covered in bright and cheerful yellow flowers for weeks every summer.
  • Shows outstanding performance, even in very low water conditions.

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Light: Full sun (6+ hrs/day)

Soil: Any well-drained soil will do. Very drought tolerant once established.

Water: Average to low water needs.

Fertilizing: Little needed; if desired, fertilize in early spring with a granular (not liquid) fertilizer made for woody plants.

Pruning: Sunny Boulevard St. John’s-wort naturally grows with a tidy, rounded habit so little pruning is needed. Once plant is established, you may wish to periodically remove a few of the oldest stems.

Botanical Name

Hypericum x 'Deppe' PP#20,045, CBR#3587

Zone

4, 5, 6, 7

Flower Color

Yellow

Foliage Color

Green

Height

2-3'

Width/Spread

2-3'

Exposure

Full Sun

Soil

Average, Dry, Well-drained

Season of Interest

Summer

Uses

Borders, Edging, Erosion Control, Foundations, Low Hedges, Mass Planting, Slope

Features

Attracts pollinators, Award winner, Deer resistant, Drought tolerant, Native, Non-invasive

Blooms on

New wood

Breeder

Dale Deppe

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