Aralia cordata ‘Sun King’


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2 Gallon Pot. Aralia cordata, commonly known as Japanese spikenard, mountain asparagus or udo, is a thornless, rhizomatous, herbaceous perennial that typically grows somewhat rapidly to 3-6’ tall and as wide in a single season. It is native to shady parts of forested areas and grassy slopes in Japan, Korea and east-central to southern China. ‘Sun King’ is a golden-leaved cultivar that features a large rounded clump of golden yellow compound leaves which is topped in summer by 2’ tall spikes of tiny white flowers.
Common Name: Japanese spikenard
Type: Herbaceous perennial
Family: Araliaceae
Zone: 4 to 8
Height: 3.00 to 6.00 feet
Spread: 3.00 to 6.00 feet
Bloom Time: July to September
Bloom Description: White
Sun: Part shade
Water: Medium
Maintenance: Low
Suggested Use: Naturalize
Flower: Showy
Leaf: Colorful
Attracts: Birds
Tolerate: Deer