This plant is a double-flowered cultivar of a suckering shrub from China and Japan. ‘Pleniflora’ is a very vigorous grower and bears large, fluffy yellow flowers in spring. It is slightly less hardy than the species. Leaves are sharply toothed and bright green. Grow in a shrub border or an open woodland area.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsLarge, pompom-like double yellow flowers. Very vigorous.
CareGrow in full sun or partial shade and fertile, well-drained soil.
PropagationTake greenwood cuttings in summer, or divide in fall.
ProblemsCoral spot, fireblight, leaf and twig blight, and canker sometimes occur.
- Genus : Kerria
- Zones : 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
- Plant Height : 6 to 10 feet
- Plant Width : 6 to 10 feet
- Moisture : Adaptable
- Growth Rate : Fast
- Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
- Bloom Time : Late Spring, Spring
- Maintenance : Moderate
- Plant Type : Shrubs
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest
- Flower Color : Yellow