|Botanical Name||Sambucus nigra 'Gerda' PP12305 - Black Beauty™|
|Mature Height||7-8 Feet|
|Mature Width||5 Feet|
|Light Requirement||Full Sun - Partial Shade|
|Hardiness Zone||Zone 3|
|Tolerance||Deer, Rabbit, Drought|
Self pollinating but yields better with another European elderberry like Laced up or Black Lace. Valued for its lemony scented flowers, stunning foliage, and versatile edible fruit, Sophisticated - memorable - beautiful - yes, it's an Elderberry! Elderberry is not the first plant most people think of for a dramatic landscape accent, but Black Beauty elderberry changes all of that. Dark purple-black foliage looks rich and lush all season and gets even better when accented by extra large pink flowers in early summer. Black Beauty elderberry then produces amazing edible fruit perfect for syrup, pies, wine, baking and much more!