Japanese Variegated Kerria (Kerria japonica 'Picta')

Common names:
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Also sold as:
Variegata

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 2 to 4 feet
Plant Spread: 2 to 4 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Variegated
Other: Dark grayish-green, edged in white.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Various insects
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

Photo Courtesy of Mountain Crest Gardens. Used with Permission.

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