Kerria Japonica, formerly Corchorus Japonica. - Japan Globe-flower. - This is an elegant shrub, growing three or four feet high, producing a profusion of double yellow globular flowers, from June to September. The branches are bright deep-green; the foliage handsome. It is a little tender in some locations, the tops being frequently killed down; but it sends up fresh shoots, which flower the same season. It is easily propagated by suckers.