Aralia cordata 'Sun King'

Sun King Aralia (Sun King Spikenard)

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

Aralia 'Sun King' forms a dazzling 6' tall x 3' wide clump that emerges in mid-spring with bright gold compound leaves. With a few hours of sun, the foliage remains bright gold through the summer

More About Aralia cordata 'Sun King'

  • Brought to the US and named by Barry Yinger, who found it in a Japanese department store nursery
  • Aralia 'Sun King' is truly one of the most amazing new perennial introductions in the last decade!

Clumps are topped with 2' tall spikes of tiny white flowers followed by ornamental black fruit.  Like most Aralias, the flowers attract honeybees. 

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4-6 ft


2-3 ft

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