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Aralia cordata ‘Sun King’
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Aralia cordata Sun King

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Aralia cordata ‘Sun King’ full sun  partial shade

Bold, brilliant and tropical-style, this newly introduced phenomenal cultivar was first spotted by Barry Yinger in a Japanese nursery. Large golden yellow compound leaves grow up to 3 ft. long on energetic reddish brown stems, quickly framing a bushy rounded clump that turns lime-green when there’s too much shade. Topped with 2 ft. tall spikes of honeybee friendly small white flowers, ‘Sun King’ promises statuesque beauty wherever it’s planted, be- witches birds with its purplish black berries and enjoys moist well draining sites.

Blooms July–September

Size: 4' 0"–5' 0" high x 3' 0" wide; hardy to zone 4.

Aralia cordata ‘Sun King’ (P-1873)
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