Sambucus nigra  'Black Lace' icon

Sambucus nigra  'Black Lace' icon

An exciting form of Sambucus nigra with richly coloured foliage that is deeply cut giving a delicate lacy appearance. This is a versatile, robust purple foliaged shrub suitable for a wide range of situations, positions and soil types.
  • Full Sun
  • Part Sun
  • Spreading
  • Easy to Grow
Categories: Sambucus
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  • Foliage

    Finely cut, pinnate foliage is coloured a rich burgundy-black and provides very attractive colour and texture through the season.

  • Climate

    Cool temperate to warm temperate.

  • Ornamental Fruit

    Purplish-black berries ripening in autumn.

  • Tree Habit

    A rounded shrub.

  • Flowers

    Pink flowers produced in flattish umbels up to 15 cm wide from late spring.

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