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Aralia 'Sun King' Aralia 'Sun King'

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Aralia 'Sun King'

Quick Overview

  • Great Foliage,
  • White Flowers,
  • Lemony Scent,
Common Name:Golden aralia
Plant Type:Perennial
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 What is my zone?
Height:3 - 3 Feet
Spread:3 - 3 Feet
Exposure:Full Shade (0-4 hrs.)
Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Flower Color:White Shades

Availability: In stock

Product Name Price Qty
Aralia 'Sun King' - PS - QT Pot
(Ships in Spring)
  • Buy 3 for $17.09 each and save 5%
  • Buy 6 for $16.19 each and save 10%
  • Buy 12 for $15.29 each and save 15%
Aralia 'Sun King' - 5" Pot
(Ships in Spring)
  • Buy 3 for $16.14 each and save 5%
  • Buy 6 for $15.29 each and save 10%
  • Buy 12 for $14.44 each and save 15%


(Golden aralia) Aralia Sun King is a beautiful foliage plant for part shade to full shade locations. The chartreuse multi petaled branches fan out making an airy looking perennial. Sun King produces white flowers in late summer followed by purple berries in the fall/winter. Aralia makes for a nice choice for combination planters and in the landscape. Sun King prefers to be grown in good deep loam that is moist but has good drainage. It is an excellent choice for height and drama in the shade garden.
More Info

Aralia 'Sun King'

Common Name Golden aralia
USDA Hardiness Zone 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Plant Type Perennial
Sun Exposure Full Shade (0-4 hrs.), Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Soil Moisture Needs Moist
Flower Color White Shades
Attributes Deciduous
Design Use Container, Specimen, Waters Edge or Bog
Season of Interest (Flowering) Late Summer, Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage) Fall, Spring, Summer
Rod's Pick

Finally something new and different for the shade garden. 'Sun King' adds unique color and foliage to your shade garden. The size is much like a small shrub adding substance to the garden. White flowers and dark berries add an additional end of season interest. 

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