Double Flowered Japanese Rose
Kerria japonica 'Pleniflora'
Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||KER-ee-a juh-PON-ih-kuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall and wide.|
|Design Ideas||This is a very old-fashioned flowering shrub that's making a comeback because few hardy plants can produce such brilliant golden color so early in the season. Plant as a single specimen in the back of shrub or perennial borders, where it will stand out while blooming and recede back the rest of the season. Use as foundation planting, along fence lines or to fill in a side yard with seasonal changes. Belongs in every country or cottage garden.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Dry Shade|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Fall Color, Naturalizes Well, Shade Loving, Tolerates Wet Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Multi-Season Interest|
Prefers enriched, loamy, well-drained soil. Takes heavy shade, dry shade and wet soils; avoid harsh sun exposures and heavy clay soils. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established, reduce frequency. Feed in early spring. Blooms on old wood; prune after flowering. Remove root suckers to control spread.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 9