Hypericum 'Eastleigh Gold'

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Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

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'Hypericum 'Eastleigh Gold'' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/hypericum/hypericum-eastleigh-gold/). Accessed 2019-12-12.

Genus

Glossary

inflorescence
Flower-bearing part of a plant; arrangement of flowers on the floral axis.
ovary
Lowest part of the carpel containing the ovules; later developing into the fruit.
acuminate
Narrowing gradually to a point.
acute
Sharply pointed.
hybrid
Plant originating from the cross-fertilisation of genetically distinct individuals (e.g. two species or two subspecies).
lanceolate
Lance-shaped; broadest in middle tapering to point.
ovoid
Egg-shaped solid.

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Credits

Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

Recommended citation
'Hypericum 'Eastleigh Gold'' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/hypericum/hypericum-eastleigh-gold/). Accessed 2019-12-12.

A spreading shrub to about 4 ft high. Leaves elliptic-oblong to oblong-lanceolate, 1 to 2 in. long. Inflorescence one- to four-flowered. Flowers golden yellow, shallowly cup-shaped, 2 to 258 in. wide. Sepals narrow-oblong or narrowly oblonglanceolate, acute or acuminate. Stamens about one-third as long as the petals. Ovary narrowly ovoid-conic.

A hybrid of uncertain parentage, raised about 1964 from seed in the Eastleigh nursery of Messrs Hillier.


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