Lush flowers, rich foliage, edible fruit.
One look at the Elderberry and you won’t want to have a landscape without it. With visual interest in spades, the Black Beauty Elderberry offers an unbelievable 10” pink flower with a delicate lemon scent. The deep purple / black foliage gets even darker in the heart of the growing season. The Black Lace Elderberry is a popular alternative to the Japanese Maple. The Elderberry is a favorite for jams, preserves, even wine.
In zones 4 – 7,the Elderberry will thrive and reach 8 – 12 feet (Black Beauty Elderberry) and 6 – 8 feet (Black Lace Elderberry) in full sun to partial shade. Hardy shrub that performs equally well in containers.