Spotted St. Johnswort
Pretty ½" yellow flowers adorn this multistemmed plant from June through September, smooth oblong leaves up to 2.5" long develop red highlights with age, grows well in poor soil, clay & gravel tolerant, flowers produce an abundance of pollen which is enjoyed by any number of bee species, food plant for Gray Hairstreak Butterfly (Strymon melinus) & Gray Half-spot Moth (Nedra ramosula) caterpillars.
Plant Hardiness Zones: 3a-10b
Native Range: NS to s. ON, south to s. FL & e. TX
Germination - Easy: Cold Stratify 4 weeks, surface sow.
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