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Sambucus nigra 'Strait-Laced®' (Elderberry)

Large pink inflorescence contrast with elegant, feathery, black foliage. Narrow upright/columnar habit with straight stems that shoot upwards but stay in a narrow column. Blooms early summer. 6-8′ tall x 2-4′ spread. Full Sun/Part Shade. *Formerly Laced Up®*


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture
Patent Info PPAF, CPBRAF
Brand Proven Winners

This dense-branching deciduous shrub features narrow leathery grey-green foliage and insignificant flowers with grayish-white fruits that are covered with a waxy, aromatic substance that can be used to make candles, soaps and sealing wax.
Both male and female plants are necessary for berries.

Blooms late spring
5-10 ft tall x 5-10 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Drought tolerant
Attracts birds

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In spring, bright candy apple red foliage emerges and then accented with red-violet blooms. The foliage turns to a bold yellow topped by a continuous brilliant orange all season. Mounded neat & tidy habit. 1.5-2′ tall x 1.5-2′ spread. Sun/Part Shade

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