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St. John’s Wart

Description

Attracts beneficial insects. Yellow flowers. Only Hypericum perforatum is used medicinally, out of the Hypericum family. Poisonous if ingested in large quantities by livestock or horses.

Growth

To height of 2’

Light

Full-partial sun

Hardiness

Perennial in zones 3-11

Uses

Medicinal, Ornamental Groundcover

Suggestions

Generally consumed in processed form. Widely used to treat depression. May be used to treat alcoholism, Parkinson’s, PMS, and memory-loss problems.

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