Irish wildflowers

Forrest's Tutsan, Hypericum forrestii
Photographs: Co.Waterford

Forrest's Tutsan
Hypericum forrestii
Family: Hypericaceae

Flowering July - September. Semi-evergreen shrub. Garden escape. Introduced.

Golden-yellow flowers with many stamens. Light green, oval, semi-evergreen leaves, opposite. Young stems reddish, older growth woody. Height to 2m.

Found as a garden escape on walls, rough grassland. Can be confused with Hypericum 'Hidcote'

Identification by Paul Green.



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