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Aralia cordata 'Sun King'
Common Name: Golden Japanese Spikenard Family: Araliaceae (The Aralia Family)

Aralia cordata 'Sun King'
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This striking tropical-looking yet extremely hardy perennial has large and lush compound leaves held on red stems. In shadier conditions the foliage will be pale green. In sun choose a location with good moisture. Tiny white flowers appear in summer and produce black berries in fall. Deer resistant.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Growing in shaded places in forests, grasslands on slopes

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread2-3'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposurePart Shade Part Sun Sun  Foliage ColourGold 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem ColourRed 
Hardiness Zone3-9  BerriesYes 
BC NativeNo    

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