Go Back Yellow Wax Bells

Kirengeshoma palmata
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Plant Type: Perennials

This hardy, clump-forming perennial bears dangling, waxy yellow, bell shaped flowers that open in round peony like buds.  The plant has attractive, glossy, 4- to 8-inch-long, maple-leaf-shaped leaves.  Flowers appear in August and September.

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Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Prefers humus rich, moist, well-drained acidic soil. Divide as soon as growth begins in spring, taking care not to damage young, tender shoots.

Flower Color


Foliage Color

Plant Spread

24-36 in.

Good Companions

Plant Height

24-36 in.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone


Soil Moisture

Medium water needs

Characteristics & Attributes


Beds, Border, Woodland Garden

Bloom Time

Late August through early September

Critter Resistance


Part shade only

Growth Rate

Seasonal Interests

Summer, Fall