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Kerria japonica Golden Guinea (Japanese Rose)

This deciduous shrub features clusters of large bright yellow flowers resembling buttercups that cover foliage of shiny, dark green, deeply serrated leaves on bright green stems. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-spring
3-5 ft tall x 3-5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant


Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture