First Editions® Green Hypericum

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Cool Yellow & Green Native First Editions® Green Hypericum!

  • Bright-Yellow Flowers
  • Super Low Maintenance
  • Yellow-Green Foliage
  • Hardy American Native
  • Winter Interest
  • Unique Fresh-Green Seed Pods Mature Salmon
  • Cut Flower for Bouquets
  • Spreading & Naturalizing
  • Small Dense Shrub
  • Beneficial to Early Pollinators
  • Deer & Rust Resistant & Drought Tolerance!

Brilliant fireworks for your garden and radiant green leaves make First Editions® Green Hypericum (Hypericum 'Mystical Green') really stand-out in your landscape!

Bright, sunny blooms have incredible yellow-green foliage! Also known as St. Johns Wort, each center has a spray of stamen and pistils resembling golden fireworks! Bursting onto the scene in early-summer after many shrubs have already called it quits in the heat!

Shrubby and tightly-branched, the bright foliage grows in a curious alternating fashion. In warmer growing zones, Hypericum may be semi-evergreen or even fully evergreen in mild winters!

Even if they do go dormant, the dense, mounded shrub retains wonderful features and character, plus exfoliating bark provides intriguing winter interest.

A tough native survivor, Hypericum makes itself right at home, even spreading out a little to form nice colonies!

How to Use First Editions® Green Hypericum In The Landscape

If you have a wooded edge (or want to get the look of one) First Editions® Hypericum fits right in. Bridging the transition between yard and woods, taming the wildness, and filling an area with little rays of sunshine!

Don't worry about those out-of-the-way areas attracting deer, those uninvited guests usually leave it alone!

First Editions® Green brings a nice 'scruffiness' to formal beds as well as informal country borders. Hypericum easily complements your style!

Your cutting garden is a natural place for Hypericum, and every florist is familiar with the name Hypericum. The unique, glossy-green seed pods appear in late summer mature to a soft salmony-pink. They're incredibly fashionable in bouquets! Or, leave them to their own devices in the landscape for wonderful winter interest!

Mixed-shrub borders, back garden beds, and informal hedges are perfect for Green Hypericum to roam! Even large containers and planters will welcome the bright filler plant!

The spreading, suckering nature of these plants makes them perfect erosion control, on steep slopes and hard to mow areas; readily colonizing when planted en masse.

Need to fill an area with sunshine? Plant a few Green Hypericum and sit back and relax!

#ProPlantTips For Care

This hardy American native is super easy-care. First Editions® Green Hypericum thrives in the southeast without any care at all. In colder growing zones, these act as a deciduous shrub, and may even die back to the ground during harsh winter months. Though it will come back strong and true each spring.

Loving the full sun, these also tolerate part shade and dappled sun areas too! Hypericum doesn't have much preference on soil type, though they prefer rich, sandy loams. Just be sure to provide well-drained soils since Hypericum cannot tolerate wet feet!

Drought and rust-resistant, these easy-growing plants are low-maintenance. A generous layer of mulch retains moisture and insulates the root system from heat and winter's chill. Prune while dormant to control the size and shape.

Tough, hardy, and native, plus all the features that make for an outstanding landscape work-horse, First Editions® Green Hypericum practically takes care of itself! Leaving you to sit back and enjoy!

Order your own hardy native today for a more unique garden tomorrow! Call the experts at Nature Hills right away!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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0 - 19.99 18.99
20 - 49.99 21.99
50 - 69.99 24.99
70 - 99.99 29.99
100 - 129.99 34.99
130 - 149.99 41.99
150 - 150+ Approx 27%

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First Editions® Green Hypericum Is Suited to Grow in Zones 6-9
Growing Zones 6-9
More Information
Botanical Name Hypericum 'Mystical Green'
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 2 1/2 - 3 feet
Mature Spread 3 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Yellow
Foliage Color Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time Early Spring
Fragrant No