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Black Beauty® Elderberry - Blue Grass Nursery, Sod & Garden Centres

Black Beauty® Elderberry

Latin Name: Sambucus nigra ‘Gerda’ PP12305

A compact rounded shrub with dark purple-black foliage from spring to fall. Masses of lemon scented pink flowers in the summer followed by edible black berries. Drought tolerant once established. Can be pruned down in the spring and treated as a perennial. Image Courtesy of Proven Winners – www.provenwinners.com.

 

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Description

Latin Name: Sambucus nigra ‘Gerda’ PP12305

A compact rounded shrub with dark purple-black foliage from spring to fall. Masses of lemon scented pink flowers in the summer followed by edible black berries. Drought tolerant once established. Can be pruned down in the spring and treated as a perennial. Image Courtesy of Proven Winners – www.provenwinners.com.

 

Additional information

Moisture Level

Sun Level

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Type

Attracts Birds

Height

Spread

Zone

Attracts Butterflies

Deer Resistant

Fall Colour

Fragrant

Fruit

Cut Flowers

Flower Color

Foliage Colour

Foliage type

Proven Winners

Care & Maintenance

Pruning: late winter to early spring (dormant).

Apply root rescue at the time of planting.

Keep plants thoroughly watered throughout the growing season.

Growth Rate: moderate (1-2’ / year).