Hypericum Berries, also known as St. John’s Wart, is known both as a restorative refresher and as a beautiful and
versatile plant. This colorful perennial shrub, full of berries and known for its strong healing powers, is October’s Monthly Spotlight Flower.
Hypericum Berries bloom in the fall and come from a plant in the Hypericaceae family that is associated with good health in several ways. Its healing properties are universally known to uplift moods, alleviate headaches and muscle pain, as well as to calm nerves and panic attacks.Ancient Greeks and Romans began using
St John’s Wort around 500 B.C. to fight depression, calm anxiety, and to cure the negative effects of snake bites and sciatica. At one time, its leaves were utilized to heal wounds. Today, the hypericum plant is well known for its berries.
The berries grow abundantly in a wide variety of colors, including orange, red, white, black, bronze and gold. Since they bloom in so many different colors, it’s easy to enhance any bouquet in which they are placed.
Hypericum Berries & Flower Shops
Hypericum berries are a top preference for florists, especially for wedding bouquets, because of their colorful appearance and their tradition of signifying cheer and inspiration. Due to their good energy, they are often used in wedding arrangements and boutonnieres. Folklore states that they bring luck on a wedding day because the berries ward off evil spirits.
Since there is an average of 12-14 berries on each stem, they make beautiful filler for floral arrangements, especially because their stems grow between 16’ and 26” each. A wonderful advantage to using the Hypericum is its year-round availability anywhere in the United States.
The Exotic Grace Bouquet (pictured right,) is a beautiful bouquet that includes the hypericum berries, alstroemeria, and the tropical birds of paradise. A year round arrangement perfect to send to man.
They come in a variety of colors to accent most color pallettes.
- Deep Red
- Light Peach
- Halloween Orange
- Lime Green
- Fall Brown
To learn more about the beauty and healthful benefits of the Hypericum Berries,
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