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Plants of the UNF Campus

Kerria japonica - Kerria
Family Rosaceae



A single species of Kerria is native to Japan. It is a suckering, thorn less shrub with yellow flowers in summer. Kerria grows to about six feet tall with arching stems. It is an excellent plant for a shady bank. The common garden form has a double flower that rarely makes seeds. 



See plants on the north side of building 42.


A large, irregular shrub to about six feet tall.

Care Instructions:

Light: part shade to shade

Water: well-drained soil, not very drought tolerant

Soil: well-drained soil