A yellow-flowered plant of a genus that includes the St John’s worts, tutsan, and rose of Sharon.
- Genus Hypericum, family Guttiferae.
- Twenty five years on, the crevices between rocks are filled with cushions of saxifrages, tiny yellow Potentilla cuneata, ferns and hypericums.
- Delicate rosebuds bundled with sprigs of rosemary and hypericum berries update the Old World charm of a classic goose-feather tree.
- Pale orange roses share a julep cup with dusty miller, green hypericum berries, and yellow leucadendron knob flowers.
Latin, from Greek hupereikon, from huper 'over, above' + ereikē 'heath'.
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