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Aralia cordata 'Sun King'️

(Japanese Spikenard)

Rating: 🆕

Light: ⛅

Deer resistant: no

Moisture: not fussy

Size: 42” H x 36” W

Bloom: spikes of white flowers in late summer

Garden zone: 3

Aralia ‘Sun King’ forms large clumps of attractive chartreuse yellow compound leaf foliage. While an attractive foliage plant on its own, ‘Sun King’ also produces white flower spikes in late summer that form dark purple berries. This plant is new to our garden and is taking its time to establish, but mature specimens can grow quite large. It needs a little sun each day to keep its wonderful yellow coloration. ‘Sun King’ makes an excellent bright yellow accent plant at the back of the shade border.