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Sambucus nigra ‘Black Lace’

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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A splendid hardy shrub with lovely finely divided, purple-black leaves which are particularly striking when viewed against a bright background or open sky. Sambucus nigra 'Black Lace' also has pretty clusters of rich pinkish-white flowers in midsummer.

Supplied Size: 3L container (30 - 40 cm tall)

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Sambucus nigra  ‘Black Lace’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Sambucus nigra  ‘Black Lace’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Sambucus nigra  ‘Black Lace’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres
£12.50

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
Soil: Any fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Flowering Period: June.
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Sambucus nigra 'Black Lace' grows to be a medium sized, upright shrub.
Height: 3 m (10 ft)
Spread: 2.5 m (8 ft)

Notes: Sambucus nigra 'Black Lace' can be pruned back hard if required.

Plant Finder: about Sambucus nigra ‘Black Lace’

Common names

'Black Lace' Elderberry

Description

Sambucus nigra ‘Black Lace’ ('Black Lace' Elderberry). This is is an elder with finely cut, purple-black foliage turning deep red in autumn and producing scented, pink, flat corymbs in the summer.

Cultivation

Deer resistant.

Interest and use

Grown for its foliage interest and flowers.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Sambucus nigra  ‘Black Lace’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterMoist

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