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Kerria genus (Bachelor's Buttons). This genus consists of one species of deciduous shrub; it produces many upright deep green stems. The leaves are bright green and roughly to diamond-shaped with finely serrated edges. It will produce simple bright golden-yellow flowers. They are fully hardy and will need sun or semi-shade with fertile well drained soil.
Grown for its showy, yellow flowers which can be used for flower arrangements.
Thin out old shoots after flowering.
Propagation is by softwood cuttings in the summer, by suckering or by division in the autumn. You can also take soft pith or hollow stem-cuttings with wax.
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