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Introducing the Aralia cordata Sun King, also known as Japanese spikenard, a plug plant that will add a touch of elegance to your garden. Standing at a eventual towering height of up to 1.2m, this clump-forming herbaceous perennial is a true showstopper. Supplied as a plug plant ready to pot into a 9cm pot.

One of its distinct features is the emergence of large, compound leaves in a mesmerizing golden-yellow hue during the spring season. Even when exposed to the sun for a few hours each day, these leaves stay vibrant and maintain their striking golden color. As summer approaches, tiny white flowers gracefully appear on spikes that can reach up to 60cm, adding an enchanting touch to your outdoor space.

In the autumn, the Aralia cordata Sun King reveals inedible purple berries, creating a unique appeal. With an ultimate height of 1-1.5 meters and an ultimate spread of the same range, this plant has the potential to become a majestic presence in your garden.

The Aralia cordata Sun King thrives in a variety of light conditions, including full sun and partial shade. Ideally suited for west-facing, south-facing, or east-facing aspects, it brings versatility to your planting area. With its preference for sheltered environments, this hardy perennial is well-equipped to withstand various weather conditions.

Aralia cordata Sun King

Expected to ship by late June
  • All of our online website plants come with a 30-day guarantee from the date of purchase. If your plant dies within the 30 days we will ask a few questions about what care you have provided for the plant as well as asking for photos of the plant. If there is nothing drastically wrong with what you have done we will get another sent out to you or a credit note!

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