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St. John’s Wart


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.


To height of 2’


Full-partial sun


Perennial in zones 3-11


Medicinal, Ornamental Groundcover


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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