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Yellowroot

Xanthorhiza simplicissima

Full Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

3m

80cm

Min

2m

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

    Yellowroot Overview

    This species of shrub has upright shoots and bright green leaves which are bronze when young, turning purple- red in the autumn. In mid spring, pendent racemes of flowers are produced.

    How to propagate Yellowroot

    Division

    Division in autumn.

    Special features of Yellowroot

    Ground cover

    Other uses of Yellowroot

    Grown for its foliage and flowers.