The Mount Olympus St John’s Wort (Hypericum olympicum) is a flowering perennial herb in the Hypericaceae family.
It is native to the Balkans and Turkey.
It grows to 20-80 centimetres (8-32 inches) tall.
The Mount Olympus St John’s Wort has spreading, elliptical leaves about 2-8 centimetres (1-3 inches) long.
The flowers are about 3-7 centimetres (1-3 inches) in diameter, each with five red petals. Each flower has 65-125 stamens.
It blooms between June and August in the Northern Hemisphere.
Photographed in the Botanical Garden, Paris, May 2021.
Photographer: Martina Nicolls