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Rose of Sharon or Aaron's beard - Hypericum calycinum (latin)

Area of origin: Southern Europe
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 0.5m (1,6'), width up to 1 m (3,3').
Foliage: Evergreen.
Soil Type: Rich and well drained.
Hardiness: Hardy to -23°C.
Exposure: Full sun.
Plantation density: 6 / m².

Properties and uses:
Rose of Sharon is a very hardy perennial ground cover. Excellent for covering difficult areas, the edges of flowerbeds, slopes and embankments, it is an essential for the garden and landscaping.

The large, bright yellow flowers appear from June to September. They have long central stamens that stand above the evergreen green foliage.

Care tips:
It is important to carry out spring pruning to restore vigor to the plant. This will remove stained or damaged foliage and stimulate the appearance of new spring growth. Rose of Sharon is a very hardy plant that will spread quickly thanks to its stolons.

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