Aralia racemosa

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Spikenard is a bushy native with handsome foliage and wide branching habit. It flowers in a long-branching cluster of umbels, then bears purple berries in the fall. In the ginseng family, American Spikenard will fill a large area in a shady garden. Noted for its aromatic root. Fills a large area. Greenish-white flowers appear between June and July.

One of our New England Woodlanders: perennials that are native to New England, nursery propagated, but never collected from the wild; grown in New Hampshire.

Native to the United States.

Botanical Name
Aralia racemosa
Common Name
Spikenard
Bloom
Summer
Color
White
Family
Araliaceae
Height
36-60"
Hardy to Zone
5
Light
Sun/Part Shade
Spacing
36"


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