St Johns wort is a popular meadow flower. The common name “St John’s wort” comes from its traditional flowering and harvesting on St John’s Day, 24 June. It will grow happily in a sunny spot, but will change its growth form and habit to ensure it survives in difficult conditions.
A great source of nectar for pollinators
It is be used in herbal medicine as a remedy for anxiety and low mood. It can also be used as a natural yellow/red dye.