Blues Festival® St. John’s-Wort

A very adaptable, durable species, H. kalianum will tolerate most conditions including dry soils, poorly-drained soils, and compacted ones. Blues Festival™ was selected for its rich blue-green foliage, long bloom time and compact habit. A good native plant that is adored by bees, it flowers in July and August. It is a real workhorse for landscapes.

Additional information

Dimensions2 × 2 ft
Botanical Name

Hypericum kalmianum 'SMHKBF' pp#25795, cbr#5306

Zone

3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Flower Color

Blue, Yellow

Foliage Color

Blue

Height

2-3'

Width/Spread

2-3'

Exposure

Full Sun, Part Shade

Soil

Dry, Moist

Bloom Time

Summer

Uses

Borders, Containers, Foundations, Specimen

Features

Alkaline soil, Deer resistant, Drought tolerant, Native, Salt tolerant

Pruning is rarely needed, but may be trimmed in spring.

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