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Kirengeshoma palmata /Yellow Waxbells


Leaves look somewhat those of maples

Closer view of foliage

Flowers and foliage

Flowers usually in three per clusster

Close-up of flower stem and flowers

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Scientific Name: Kirengeshoma palmata
Common Name: Yellow Waxbells
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Yellow
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Green, Brown
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: Performs best in acidic, well drained, soils that contain lots of humus. Has purplish stems that are erect and grow up to 5 feet in height. Has deeply lobed leaves that resemble those of maple. Bell-shaped yellow, usually in three per cluster, appear in summer and early fall.