Spikenard

Aralia racemosa

Spikenard resembles a small shrub with cloud-like clusters of white flowers in late summer that float above large heart-shaped leaves. Clusters of berries turn from red to deep purple as they mature in early fall. A robust and showy woodland …

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Plants 1 Gallon Pot
1+ $15.99 ea.
Availability: In stock
SKU
70860-GL
Cultural Details
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil Moisture Medium
Sun Exposure Partial, Shade
Height 3' - 5'
Bloom Color White, Cream
Bloom Time June, July, Aug
Spacing 2' - 3'
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Root Type Rhizome
Benefits Birds

Spikenard (Aralia racemosa) resembles a small shrub with cloud-like clusters of white flowers in late summer that float above large heart-shaped leaves. Clusters of berries turn from red to deep purple as they mature in early fall. A robust and showy woodland plant, Spikenard is a relative of Sarsaparilla. This long lived beauty is an excellent specimen in any shade garden.