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Sun King Aralia

SKU: AM018053
per Plant - 3" Pot
No longer available this season.
Ideal for shrub & foliage lovers, ‘Sun King’ Golden Japanese Spikenard boasts beautiful large compound leaves in a golden shade of chartreuse. ‘Sun King’ can grow upwards of four feet tall in a single season, and gives you bright color where you need it most - in your shady or part shade beds. When gardeners need to brighten and enliven their shady spaces, they increasingly turn to ‘Sun King’ Golden Japanese Spikenard for striking color and vigor. Small late summer flowers attract pollinators, and blue-black berries are eaten by birds. Plus, these beautiful plants are deer resistant! (Aralia cordata)
key features
Botanical Name
Aralia cordata Sun King
Bee Friendly, Attracts Birds, Deer Resistant, Naturalizes
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Light Requirements
Half Sun / Half Shade
Soil Moisture
Moist / Wet
Mature Height
36-60" tall (3-5 feet)
Mature Spread
36-60" wide (3-5 feet)
Bloom Time
Mid to late summer