Japanese Kerria (also known as Japanese rose) is a tough-but-graceful, spring-flowering, deciduous shrub. It typically grows to 3-6’ tall and to 6-8’ wide. Single, rose-like, yellow flowers bloom profusely in spring. Kerria are sometimes commonly called Easter rose because the flowers typically bloom around Easter time. An attractive flowering shrub for shady areas of woodland gardens or shrub borders.


  • Botanical Name: Kerria japonica 'Pleniflora'
  • Common Name: Japanese Kerria
  • Flower Color: Bright Yellow
  • Height: 5 - 6 Feet
  • Width: 6 - 8 Feet
  • Season of Bloom: Mid-Spring
  • Light Preference: Part Shade to Shade
  • Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9

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