Yellow Wax-Bells

Kirengeshoma palmata

Palmate Kirengeshoma

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This clump forming perennial produces arching stems that are maroon in colour and bears light green palmate leaves that are slightly hairy. In late summer and early autumn it produces nodding cymes of plae yellow tubular flowers.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Summer, Autumn

Fruiting time

Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Special features

Attractive flowers

Special features

Origin

Japan, Korea

Environment

Light

Full Shade, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Clay, Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Uses

Notes

This low maintenance plant suits being grown as underplanting in woodland settings as well as beds or borders of cottage gardens.

Personality

Family

Hydrangeaceae

Flower colour

Yellow

Scent

None

Problems

Can be attacked by slugs and snails.
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