Hypericum Berry

Hypericum Berries are very variable and occur as shrubs, trees, perennials, and annuals. Hypericum is a genus of plants in the Hypericaceae family.

Hypericum Berry

The genus Hypericum comprises about 500 species[1]. Hypericum is native to Turkey and Bulgaria but is now naturalized all over Europe. Hypericum is the Greek name of this plant, and it means “above a spirit“.

Hypericum Berry Flowers

It was so named as it was thought to offer extra protection, especially during the summer months when there was a tendency to feel overly stretched and affected by light and heat.

Yellow Hypericum Berry Flowers

Hypericum berries are available in various colors, including red, pink, green, and white. It has bright yellow five-petalled flowers with prominent stamens that bloom in midsummer.

This upright, wood-stemmed plant thrives in dry, hot, and sunny conditions. Hypericum is better known as Saint John’s Wort by florists and gardeners.

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Key References
  • [1]“Hypericum information from Flowers.org.uk”. Accessed November 20, 2021. Link.


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