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Kerria japonica

Common Name(s):
Japanese kerria
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Flowers fade in full sun; avoid high fertilization- becomes weedy; prune out dead twigs; drought tolerant

Height:
3-6 ft.
Foliage:
Alternate, simple bright green leaves; 1.5-4 in. long; doubly serrated; some yellow fall color; green stems
Flower:
1.2-1.7 in. bright yellow flowers in spring on previous season's growth
Zones:
4 to 9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Partial shade to shade; range of soil types
Texture:
Fine
Form:
Upright, arching, slender stems form a broad, dense, twiggy mass
Width:
6-9 ft.
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 1646

Kerria japonica Kerria japonica
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