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Kerria japonica - 'Pleniflora' (Batchelor's Buttons, Japanese Marigold Bush)

Kerria japonica - 'Pleniflora' (Batchelor's Buttons, Japanese Marigold Bush)
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Type Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Deciduous, Flowering
Form Spreading arching
Size Large Border / Screening Plant (1.8 to 3m height)
Colours Yellow Flowers (Spring), Medium green Foliage
Care Low/Easy Maintenance - Tough Plant
Hardiness Very hardy, Drought Tolerant
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Kerria japonica Description

This hardy shrub is popular for its late winter and early spring colour. If it is yellow flowers you are after then you cant go far wrong with Kerria. This variety is a double so the blossom forms into yellow ruffled balls. Whether in full sun or part shade and on a variety of soils Kerria delivers an early splash of blossom, but then looks rather mundane for the remainder of the year.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Kerria japonica:

  • Sun loving drought tolerant plant
  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Ideal for fast growing screening
  • Tolerates cold exposed locations
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils
  • Suitable for planting in full shade

Design & Plant Use for Kerria japonica:

  • Ideal flowering shrub for problem clay soils

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Common Missspellings: Keria, Kerea, Kerrea, Ceria, Cerea, Kerria

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