Jew's Mantle

Kerria japonica

Jew's Mantle - Kerria japonica

Common Name: Jew's Mantle
Genus: Kerria
Species: japonica
Cultivar: ‘Pleniflora’

William Kerr was a plant collector employed by Kew Gardens, he discovered Kerria japonica.

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Average

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 2.50 m (250 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 3.00 m (300 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Gold, Yellow
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: April & May

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained

This deciduous shrub has bright green, upright stems and bright green leaves. Golden yellow, double flowers that resemble pom-poms are produced from mid to late spring.



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