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Japan Globeflower

Kerria japonica

Also known as

Kerria, Japanese Kerria, Japanese Rose, Jew's mallow, Bachelor's buttons

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Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

3m

Max

3m

1.2m

Min

2m

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Japan Globeflower Overview

This species is a hardy shrub. It will require moderately rich to average soil with sun or shade. The flowers are usually large and plentiful and will make a good backdrop in a perennial border garden.

How to propagate Japan Globeflower

Cuttings

Propagation is by softwood cuttings in the summer, by suckering.

Suckers

Division

Division in the autumn.

Other uses of Japan Globeflower

Naturaliser, shade, border, hedging, specimen. Spring interest.

Spring Flowering Shrubs

Growing these shrubs will give you a glorious spring display of flowers.

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