Petteria ramentacea/Petteria

Petteria ramentacea / Petteria ramentacea
Clusters of bright yellow flowers
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Clusters of bright yellow flowers

Compound, tri-foliate leaves

Flowers and foliage

Specimen in heavy bloom

A large specimen in flower at the Zurich, Switzerland Botanical Garden in late May

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Scientific Name: Petteria ramentacea
Common Name: Petteria
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Yellow
Fruit present: Summer
Light Exposure: Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: This memeber of the legume (Fabaceae) family grows to be a large shrub. It produces an abundance of yellow flowers in late spring and early summer. Apparently, quite easy to grow.