Kerria japonica 'Golden Guinea'
Japanese rose 'Golden Guinea'
A suckering medium-sized deciduous shrub with bright green, lanceolate, attractively veined leaves. Large, single bright yellow flowers are borne along the arching green shoots
Ultimate height1–1.5 metres
Time to ultimate height5–10 years
Ultimate spread1.5–2.5 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained, Well–drained
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
- Full sun
- Partial shade
West–facing or East–facing or South–facing or North–facing
ExposureExposed or Sheltered
- Native to the UK
Kerria are deciduous shrubs withgreen young shoots bearing simple, toothed leaves and rose-like, solitary 5-petalled flowers in mid-spring
- Name status
How to grow
Grow in any well-drained or moist but well-drained soil in sun or partial shade. Good for woodland settings but may form large thickets and has the potential to become a nuisance if not managed well
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Cottage and informal garden
- Low Maintenance
May be susceptible to honey fungus (rarely)
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