Location: Jayhawker Towers, N side; Murphy Hall, E side
Approximate blooming period: repeatedly throughout the spring, summer, and fall

Japanese rose, Kerria japonica

Origin: China, Japan 
Habitat: Hardy to USDA Zone 4 
Height and Form: Deciduous shrub, 4-8 ft 
Foliage and Bark: has many fine, slender shiny twigs with bright green, simple, alternate leaves 
Flowers, Fruit and Seeds: showy bright yellow flowers, sometimes bloom sporadically, can be bleached by the sun 
Culture: needs a well-drained moist, loamy soil of reasonable fertility, relatively easy to grow 
Names: globeflower 

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