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botanical name:
Kerria japonica
Kerria japonica © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Jew's mallow
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 2.00m
width: 2.50m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: arching
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
stem/bark: green
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -20°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Hardy, undemanding, suckering shrub with a lax habit. long arching shoots with bright green toothed leaves. Single, golden yellow flowers freely produced in late spring.

cultivation:
Any reasonable soil, best flowering in part shade but tolerates some sun or deep shade. Unfussy, tough and easy to grow.

propagation:
By division of suckers or greenwood cuttings in summer.

other notes:
From China and Japan.

pronounced: KER-ee-a ja-PON-i-ka

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