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SQUARE STALKED ST JOHNS WORT seeds (hypericum tetrapterum)

SQUARE STALKED ST JOHNS WORT seeds (hypericum tetrapterum)
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SQUARE STALKED ST JOHNS WORT seeds (hypericum tetrapterum)SQUARE STALKED ST JOHNS WORT seeds (hypericum tetrapterum)

SQUARE STALKED ST JOHNS WORT seeds (hypericum tetrapterum)

  Our ref: ST147_1
  • type - perennial
  • colour - Yellow
  • height - 25 to 75cms
  • Sowing rate 1 gm sq m.
  • on RHS list of plants for bees
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despatched all year round.

RHS perfect for pollinators
Perfect for pollinators

Square Stalked St John`s Wort - hypericum tetrapterum – grows in damper soils than Common St John’s wort where it attracts insects such as bees and butterflies. In gardens it can be introduced into boggy areas, wet grassland or grown around the edge of a pond. Square Stalked St John`s Wort typically grows to about 50 cms in height and has yellow flowers with orange centres that appear mainly in July and August. It looks best growing with other wetland plants such as Meadow sweet, Purple loosestrife, Common Fleabane, and Coomon meadow-rue.

How to grow Square Stalked St John`s Wort Seeds
Square Stalked St John`s Wort seeds should be sown in spring or autumn, either outside, where they are to flower, or in seed trays and covered lightly with compost. The seedlings, can be pricked out and grown on, for planting out later in the year.

RHS Perfect for Pollinators.
The RHS Perfect for Pollinators mark is only given to plants that support pollinating insects in gardens. Bees, butterflies, moths, hoverflies and many others visit flowers to feed on nectar and pollen; while doing so they transfer pollen and increase seed set and fruit development. Find out more at: rhs.org.uk/plants

To discover more plants for Bees, simply enter the word "pollinators" into the search box above.


To buy Square Stalked St John`s Wort seeds
To purchase Square Stalked St John`s Wort seeds, please select a quantity above and click add to cart. To ensure the best chance of success, we sell all of our wildflower seeds by weight, which ensures each wildflower seed packet contains a good quantity of seeds. The recommended sowing rate is 1 gram per square metre, and the number of Square Stalked St John`s Wort seeds per gram is approx. 6000. All of our Wildflower seed packets contain seeds of Native British provenance.


Summary
type - perennial,
colour - Yellow,
height - 25 to 75cms, flowers July, August,
habitat - Very Wet Grassland (eg pond edges, Water Meadow),
Attracts Butterflies, Bees

Printed 19/10/2017 12:03:36
st147_1 type perennial colour yellow height 25 to 75cms flowers july august habitat very wet grassland eg pond edges water meadow toxic attracts butterflies rhs perfect for pollinators pollinating insects bees butterflies moths hoverflies
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