Sambucus nigra Black Beauty™
Black Beauty Elderberry
Black Beauty Elder
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Broadleaf deciduous large shrub or small tree to 10 ft (3 m) if left unpruned, upright, dense shrub, slightly spreading. Leaves pinnately compound, usually 5 leaflets, very dark purple-red, veins and stems are purple. Flowers have an intense pink color.
- Sun and part shade.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 4 From the Horticulture Research International, East Malling, England; Plant Patent 12,305, December, 2001.