Elderberry

Sambucus nigra

The fantastic burgundy colored foliage on this upright shrub creates a garden spire to behold. Softly cut edges provide an elegant texture. Bright pink flowers are followed by blackish-red berries that provide seasonal forage for wildlife. Deciduous.

  • Light Needs: Full to part sun
  • Water Needs: Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
  • Average Size: Reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.

Photos courtesy of Monrovia.

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