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Aralia cordata 'Sun King'

More About Aralia cordata 'Sun King'

  • Tiny white flowers
  • Deep purplish-black inedible berries
  • Bright gold leaves are held on contrasting reddish-brown stems
  • Will attract honeybees
  • Has a tropical look with its large compound leaves
  • Bloom Time: Midsummer

Zone:

3

Height:

80-100 cm

Spread:

80-100 cm

Colour:

White
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Golden Japanese Spikenard Growing and Maintenance Tips

This shade-loving perennial needs a few hours of sun a day to maintain its colour all summer long.  It grows best in a rich organic soil, moist but well-drained. If given consistent moisture, it can be grown in full sun.


Aralia cordata 'Sun King' Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Fast
Fast
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Wet Soils
Moist to Average

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Yellow

Landscape uses

Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Aralia cordata 'Sun King'

Ligustrum x vicaryi

Ligustrum x vicaryi

Golden Privet