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Hypericum ‘Sweet Lion’
Hypericum ‘Sweet Lion’
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Hypericum ‘Sweet Lion’

Hybrid St. John’s-Wort

USDA Zone: 5-9

Plant number: 1.280.460

This recent selection is part of the ‘Lion’ series, developed in the Netherlands for cutting. It forms a bushy, semi-evergreen mound studded with small yellow flowers in early summer. These gradually develop into showy red berries that are held in clusters for months on end. Excellent in cut bouquets. Beautiful autumn effect. Cut back to 8 inches in spring if desired. USPP: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Further details for
Hypericum ‘Sweet Lion’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Rabbit Resistant
   30-40 cm
   12-16 inches
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.