H. patulum ‘Hidcote’
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Semi-evergreen shrub, 2-5 ft (0.6-1.5 m) high, rounded shape. Leaves simple, opposite, triangular-lanceolate, about 4 cm long, dark green above, pale below. Flowers, yellow, solitary, almost flat, 7.5 cm across, bloom June-Oct.
- Sun and part shade, will grow in any reasonably well drained soil. Tolerates fairly dry and alkaline soils. Cut back in spring to encourage flowering.
- Hardy to USDA Zone (5)6 Possibly a hybrid between H. calycinum ‘Gold Cup’ and H. calycinum.
- Oregon State Univ. campus: southeast of Magruder Hall.