from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A genus of rosaceous plants of the tribe Spiræeæ, characterized by small, dry, cartilaginousand large, solitary, peduncled yellow-flowers terminating the branehlets.
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- noun Kerria japonica, the sole
speciesin the genusKerria, a deciduous shrubwith five-petalled yellow flowers.
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Virginia bluebells complement yellow spring blooming shrubs, such as Japanese kerria.
They are wonderful especially in winter, as is the Japanese kerria.
Anyway, also growing here is a double flowered kerria in bloom and crossvine tangerine beauty with killer on the pole.
Kenilworth ivy kentia kerosene emulsion kerria kitchen-garden
The double-flowered variegated form is just starting [see Photo No. 2 above], while the odd kerria with cream-colored flowers has been going for more than a week.
Spring brings an explosion of colour among the trunks and stones, where roses tumble from olive branches and kerria waits to fill the garden with its bright yellow pompoms.
(Alexander Garden); kerria, an attractive yellow rose-like flower
_grandiflorus_ (A); pomegranate; white kerria, _Rhodotypos kerrioides; _ smoke tree, _Rhus Cotinus; _ rose locust, _Robinia hispida_ (A); spireas of several kinds; _Stuartia pentagyna_ (A); snowberry, _Symphoricarpos racemosus_ (A); lilacs of many kinds; viburnums of several species, including the European and Japanese snowballs; weigelas of the various kinds; chaste-tree, _Vitex Agnus-Castus; _ Thunberg's barberry; red pepper, _Capsicum frutescens; Plumbago Capensis; _ poinsettia.