Hypericum perforatum, or Dotted St. John’s Wort, is a 1-3 foot tall common perennial preferring medium to well-drained soils and full to part sun. Dotted St. John’s Wort’s yellow flowers with black dots and bushy stamens appear in late June to September. Numerous pollinating insects and bees are attracted to its flowers. The flowers from Dotted St. John’s Wort are often used in tea as they are a well-known herbal treatment for mild forms of depression, wounds, cuts and sores.
Light: Sun-Part Shade
Soil moisture: Dry