Kerria japonica 'Golden Guinea'
Common name: 
Golden Guinea Japanese Kerria
Pronunciation: 
KER-e-a ja-PON-i-ka
Family: 
Rosaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Deciduous shrub, to 4-5 ft (1.4-1.5 m) tall, bright green foliage.  Flowers single, golden yellow, large, to 5 cm wide.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 4  
  • Guinea: a large gold coin, a reference to the large, gold-yellow flowers
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  • flowers and young leaves

    flowers and young leaves

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