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Sambucus nigra Laced Up® (Elderberry)

This deciduous shrub features lacy black foliage in a columnar habit and delicate pink flowers which appear in early summer, with purple-black berries following the flowers, if a compatible pollinator is nearby. (Look for S. Black Beauty®, Laced Up®, or Black Lace®) Fast growth rate. *Formerly known as Strait-Laced®*

Blooms early summer
6-8 ft tall x 2-4 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture
Patent Info PP29051, CPBRAF
Brand Proven Winners