It is be used in herbal medicine as a remedy for anxiety and low mood. It can also be used as a natural yellow/red dye.
This St Johns Wort is called Perforate St Johns Wort as the leaves have many translucent dots when held up to the light.
St Johns Wort
St John’s wort is a popular meadow flower. The common name “St John’s wort” comes from its traditional flowering and harvesting on St John’s Day, 24 June.
St John’s wort will change its growth form and habit to ensure it survives in difficult conditions.
Height : 60cm
Flowering period : June – September
This is a good source of nectar :
9cm pot:, 6 plug plants, 1.5 lt pot: