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Black Lace Elderberry

Attracts Birds and Butterflies

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Black Lace Elderberry

Attracts Birds and Butterflies

Easy-to-grow shrub has it all-colorful foliage, pretty flowers and attracts butterflies. Black Lace Elderberry is now available in a gallon pot and shipping now. This shrub's foliage is such a dark shade of purple, it appears black at times and sets a striking backdrop for the 10-inch clusters of dainty pink flowers that bloom in early summer. Blossoms have a light lemony scent. Grows 6-8 ft. tall. Plant in full sun to partial shade. Deer tend to avoid this plant. Potted. Zones 4-7. PP15575
SKU: 60782
$34.99
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Grows in zones: 4-7
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  • Botanical Name: Sambucus nigra 'Eva' PP15575
  • Height: 6 - 8 Feet
  • Spacing: 8 - 10'
  • Spread: 8 - 10'
  • Light Required: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Pollinator: Elderberries fruit best when you plant at least two different varieties within 60 feet of each other.
  • Color: Pink
  • Size: 1 Gallon
  • Blooms: Early Summer, All Summer
  • Fruit: Glossy, dark berries.
  • Zone: 4-7
  • Form: Shrub
  • Flower Form: Flat umbel-like cymes up to 8" across made up of dozens of tiny star-like flowers.
  • Soil Requirements: Wet Soil
  • Growth Rate: Moderate to fast.
  • Pruning: Can spread by suckering, remove to control growth, also prune to almost ground level in late fall to keep in nice shape and size. Late fall or early spring.
  • Foliage: Pinnate, usually 5 leaflets with serrated edges. Young foliage starts out pale green with a hint of purple before turning a dark purple.
  • Comments: According to the Humane Society of America, elderberry can be toxic to pets if consumed.

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