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botanical name:
Kerria japonica 'Golden Guinea'
Kerria japonica 'Golden Guinea' © Deeproot Plant Base
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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: -25°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Suckering shrub with arching shoots and pointed, toothed leaves. Very large, single, golden yellow flowers.

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:
RHS AGM

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