Aralia racemosa

Spikenard

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Description

Greenish-white flowers in racemes mature to purplish black berries attractive to birds on this woodland native member of the Ginseng family.

Soil
Moist
Plant Shape
Upright
Exposure
Full Sun, Partial Shade
Bloom Time
May - June, July - August
Bloom Color
White, Green
Landscape Use
Bedding or Border, Specimen Plant, Groundcover, Understory
Wildlife Interest
Attracts Birds, Resistant To Deer, Native to Midwest
Plant Type
Perennial
Hardiness Zone
3 - 8