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Tall Tutsan

Hypericum x inodorum

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Plant Data

Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Order:
Malpighiales
Family:
Hypericaceae (St. John's Wort)
Type:
Semi-evergreen shrub
Life Cycle:
Perennial
Maximum Size:
2 metres tall
Habitats:
Gardens, hedgerows, parkland, riverbanks, waterside, woodland.

Flower:
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Yellow, 5 petals
 
Yellow flowers, up to 3cm in diameter. Many yellow stamens.
Fruit:
Pointed oval, green, berry-like fruit. Fruits later turn red. Many seeded.
Leaves:
Oval shaped leaves in opposite pairs along the stems. Stalkless.
Aroma:
The leaves are aromatic after crushing them.
Frequency (UK):
Occasionally seen  
Similar Species:
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Reproduced by kind permission of the BSBI.

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