- USDA Hardiness Zones 3-9
- Height 2.5-3 Feet Tall
- Spread 2.5-3 Feet Wide
- Light Requirement is Full Shade to Partial Shade
The Sun King Golden Japanese Spikenard will bring color and interest to any shady spot! It provides your space with unique colored foliage. This plant is also resistant to deer and produces inedible berries that add to the viewing interest. Its mounded habit makes it versatile for any area that is desired.
The unique foliage is what sets this one apart. In full shade it is a chartreuse lime. In part sun it provides golden foliage. During the summer you will notice tiny white blooms. The Sun King Golden Japanese Spikenard has a mounded growing habit. It will reach a height and spread of thirty to thirty-six inches. Uses include border planting, landscape, as a focal point, and does well when mass planted.
Sun King Golden Japanese Spikenard Care
The Sun King Golden Japanese Spikenard does best when planted in part shade. It can tolerate sunny areas with adequate and consistent moisture. Soil should be rich and organic and deep loamy soil. All soil should remain moist but be well drained. This is not a drought tolerant plant. Consistent water is necessary. The Sun King Golden Japanese Spikenard has average and regular water needs. In the winter it will die back and emerge in spring.
Sun King Golden Japanese Spikenard Spacing
Spacing for the Sun King Golden Japanese Spikenard is thirty to thirty-six inches, center on center. Proper spacing ensures your plant has room to develop a healthy root system and has plenty of space to flourish.
Sun King Golden Japanese Spikenard Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 3-9
|Flower Color(s): White
|Bloom Period: Summer
|Foliage Color(s): Yellow
|Light Exposure: Full Shade to Partial Shade
|Height Class: Tall
|Height: 2.5-3 Feet
|Spread: 2.5-3 Feet
|Spacing: 2.5-3 Feet
|Drought Tolerant: No
|Features: Foliage Interest
|Scientific Name: Sun King' Aralia cordata
|Common Name: Sun King Golden Japanese Spikenard
|Other Name(s): Herbal Aralia; Mountain Asparagus; Udo
|Brand: Proven Selections
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.