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Sambucus Nigra F. Porphyrophylla 'Eva' (Pbr) (Black Elder (Syn. Black Lace))


Sambucus Nigra F. Porphyrophylla 'Eva' (Pbr) (Black Elder  (Syn. Black Lace))

A striking plant with dramatic almost black, dissected foliage


This recent introduction has almost black, dissected foliage and from May to June pale pink, musk-scented blooms emerge from beautiful creamy-pink buds. It makes an excellent shrub for all styles of gardens and has the added bonus of having blackish-red berries in autumn which are attractive to birds and when ripe can be used to make a wonderful wine. For best foliage colour grow it in full sun, otherwise it can fade to a greenish-bronze.


  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: moderately fertile, humus-rich, moist, well-drained soil
  • Rate of Growth: average
  • Flowering period: June Flowers: pale pink
  • Other Features: almost black, dissected leaves and blackish red berries in autumn
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
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