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There are three things to keep in mind with Hypericum:
- Hypericum berries are large clusters of deep-brown branching berries atop slender, woody stems. The berries should be large and full, with a smooth, firm appearance. The berries also come in shades of pink and peach and deep burgundy.
- Older Hypericum berries are wrinkled and soft to the touch. They may also change color with age.
- Hypericum berries are wonderful accents for fall and winter bouquets. Most berries drop from the branches when handled or with age, but Hypericum berries stay attached to the stem, making them easy to use in arrangements.
Here are some additional facts about Hypericum:
Names: Hypericum, Hypericum Berries, St.-John’s-Wort.
Varieties: Hypericum Perforatum.
Colors: The flowers are tiny golden yellow, but this plant is mostly sold for its large, decorative clusters of berries in shades of brown, peach, pale pink and deep burgundy.
Freshness: The berries show good size and color, and feel firm to the touch.
Vase Life: The berries will last 7 to 10 days or longer.
Availability: All year.
Cost: Moderately priced.
Note: Hypericum or St. John’s-Wort is widely used as a natural treatment for depression and to promote well-being.
Arranging Tip: Hypericum berries are wonderful to use in arrangements, because the berries stay on stems.
Here are some varieties we have available:
– Dark Red
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