Japanese Kerria, Japanese Rose
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - ShrubGrowth Rate - Somewhat slow growth rate when establishing, becomes fast with time.Mature Height - 3-6'Mature Width - 6-9'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Bright yellow, 5 petals, 1.25" to 1.75" across, blooms sporadically throughout the season.Fruit - Seldom seen, not showyLeaf - Fall Color - Bright green to yellow, usually exhibiting little change in fall and holding lateBark - Slender, zig-zag stems are glabrous, glossy, and bright green.Other Features - Interesting free-flowering shrub that is tough and seems to withstand considerable abuse. Aggressive spreadder that may pose problems if planted in small confined areas.Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Partial to full shade and out of the afternoon sun, prune after flowering, requires loamy, well-drained soil of moderate fertility. Suckers profusely. Slow to establish, though looser soils allow for faster the colonization.Native Habitat - Sunny moist banks in Japan. Zone 4b-9.Diseases and Insects - Leaf and twig blight, canker, leaf spot, root rot, very fertile soil will cause plant to grow weed like and produce less bloomsStrength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Kerria.- Other plants of the family Rosaceae.- Other plants of the genus Kerria.- Other plants of the species Kerria japonica.