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Black Lace Elderberry

Attracts Birds and Butterflies
  • SKU: 60782
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  • For each offer ordered, get one 1-gallon potted plant
  • This item is not available in OR
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Black Lace Elderberry

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

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Product Details
  • FormBush
  • LightSun (for best color) to partial shade.
  • Height6 - 8 feet
  • Spread6 - 8 feet
  • Spacing6 - 8 feet
  • Zones4 - 9
  • FoliagePurple lacy foliage.
  • ColorRich purple with 10-inch clusters of pink flowers.
  • BloomsEarly summer
  • FruitGlossy, dark berries.
  • Soil RequirementsMoist, humus-enriched, well-drained soil, will adapt to drier conditions.
  • PruningIt takes pruning well. You may keep it any size you wish, though flowering is more prolific if heavy pruning is only done every third year.
  • PollinatorElderberries fruit best when you plant at least two different varieties within 60 feet of each other.
  • CommentsAttracts 51 bird species. An all-round great plant! It has beautiful lacy foliage of purple so rich it appears black, huge clusters of pink flowers that attract butterflies in early summer, and glossy berries that feed a multitude of birds in early winter. Very easy to grow, and an annual pruning will keep it any size you want. Wow!
  • Botanical NameSambucus nigra 'Eva' PP15575
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Shipping Schedule

Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2019 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE Summer Ship Program
1A-4B 6/18 - 10/1
5A & 5B 6/18 - 10/1
6A & 6B 6/18 - 10/1
7A & 7B 6/18 - 10/1
8A & 8B 6/18 - 10/1
9A-10B 6/18 - 10/1
Last Order Date All Grow Zones: Oct 28, 2019

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