Kerria japonica 'Golden Guinea'

Golden Guinea Japanese Kerria

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Shrub
Growth Rate - Somewhat slow growth rate when establishing, becomes fast with time.
Mature Height - 4-5'
Mature Width - 6-9'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Bright yellow, 5 petals, larger than the species, 1.75-2" across. Blooms sporadically throughout the season.
Fruit - Seldom seen, not showy
Leaf -
Fall Color - Bright green to yellow, usually exhibiting little change in fall and holding late
Bark - Slender, zig-zag stems are glabrous, glossy, and bright green.
Other Features - Rich green foilage. 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 blooms
Strength -
Weakness -

Plants of this taxon:
-not currently in our collection-

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- 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.