Aralia cordata 'Sun King'

Golden Aralia
Sun King Spikenard

Deciduous Perennial

A herbaceous perennial with bold, golden foliage; Aralia 'Sun King' lights up the shade garden.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Full Shade, Part Shade, Deep Shade, Filtered Sun, Open Shade


Size: 36 - 48 tall x 36 - 48 wide
Shape / Form: Rounded
Foliage Texture: Bold
Foliage Quality: Bold

Features: Attracts Birds, Attractive Foliage, Low Maintenance

Foliage Color: Gold, Yellow, Yellow / Gold

Flower Color: Insignificant, White
Bloom Season: Summer

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Beds and Borders, Mixed Border
Special Situations: Deer Resistant
Wildlife: Birds, Deer Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Fall, Late Spring / Early Summer, Late Summer / Early Fall, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: mid-plane filler

Care and Maintenance

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