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Sambucus nigra f. porphyrophylla 'Eva'

The lacy black-crimson leaves and its soft, smokey-pink dome flower put this elder in a class of its own. Its AGM proves it's a cracker.
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1 x 2 litre pot

1 x 9cm pot (511398-1)

3 x 9cm pots (511398-3)

1 x 9cm pot (200455-1)

3 x 9cm pots (200455-3)

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Shrub
Position
Border (Back)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
June
Height
3.0m (10ft)
Group/Species
nigra
Common name
Black Elder
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
3.6m (12ft)

Description

The lacy black-crimson leaves and its soft, smokey-pink dome flower put this elder in a class of its own. Its AGM proves it's a cracker.

Care Tips

Elders are quick to establish in sun or shade and can easily reach 6ft in 2-3 years. To keep in check simply pollard the plant or selectively prune on a yearly rotation to keep the height down.