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Aralia cordata 'Sun King'

Golden Japanese Spikenard

Attractive foliage on this deciduous, tropical-looking, fast-growing spikenard. Golden yellow leaves brighten the shady garden. Tiny white flowers in summer are followed by purple berries. Pollinators love the flowers. Looks great with Hosta, ferns and woodland perennials.

Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Shade
Partial Sun
Foliage Color
Chartreuse
Soil Moisture
Moist, Well-Drained
Organic
Rich
Attributes
Container
Container
Cut Flower/Foliage
Ground Cover
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Bloom Time
August - September
Additional Information about Aralia cordata 'Sun King'

2020 PERENNIAL PLANT OF THE YEAR

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Aralia cordata 'Sun King'

Place in an area protected from cold, drying winds. Best in fertile, humus-rich soil. Water freely in dry weather. No pruning needed.