Hypericum is characterized with clusters of shiny, brightly colored berries. Berries are most commonly reddish brown, but can also be found in in green, pink and red.
Species: Hypericum spp.
Origin: Native to Western and Southwestern Europe, Northern Africa and parts of the Middle East.
Symbolizes: Hypericum can represent protection and rebirth as well it is often associated with cheerfulness and inspiration.
Also Known As: Coffee Bean Berry, St. John's Wart.
Care, Handling & Design
Temperature: 34-38 F (1-3C)
Water: Medium water quality, avoid softened water.
Vase Life: 10-21 days
What to Look for When Purchasing
Look for signs of dehydration. Avoid brown/dry foliage, and tight dried brown berries.
Can be easily used in foam.
Generally used as a filler in bouquets, hypericum makes a wonderful accent flower. Hypericum is a versatile addition to floral bouquets, adding both color and texture, particularly to autumn-toned designs. Available in several colors it can compliment most color pallets. Some people complain about Hypericum’s scent that can be over-powering at times.
Pest & Disease Information
Susceptible to Botrytis. Use anti-Pathogen Transport Paper sheets during shipping and storage.
For optimal care of Hypericum, please reference the chart of products below. Make sure to select your region to see which products are available.