Kerria Japonica or Japanese yellow rose






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Japanese yellow rose or Kerria Japonic


This is nice yellow flowering shrub that even grows in the
shade. It's an evergreen and very winterhardy.
Kerria Japonica flowers before or at Easter
The kerria will grow on almost every place and
in almost every soil.




Kerria and the reduplication


The Kerria Japonica uses its rhizomes for spreading.
Its easy to cut of a rhizome and use it as a start
for a new shrub.


Kerria or Japanese yellow rose


William Kerr, who introduced the cultivar 'Pleniflora',
has discovered this shrub, and also introduced the kerria
. japonica 'pleniflora', the double-flowered cultivar.
This is aso the cultivar that is seen in so many gardens
nowadays.

Kerria Japonica and Forsythia


Both yellow flowering shrubs can be seen at Easter. They are
sometimes confused, but are not related at all. Forsythia
has even more yellow flowers.