Lemony Lace Elderberry

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Plant Information

Taxonomic Name: Sambucus racemosa cv. Lemony Lace
Common Name: Lemony Lace Elderberry
Type: Deciduous shrub
Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Bloom Time: April to October
Height: 36-60 inches
Light Requirements: Full sun, Full sun with reflected heat, Morning shade with afternoon sun, Morning sun with afternoon shade
Soil Conditions: Average well-drained soil
Flower Color: White
Special Characteristics:
  • Showy deciduous shrub with finely cut leaves
  • Brilliant gold foliage that with red margins turning to chartreuse in the fall
  • Produces red berries in autumn
  • Compact irregular mound
  • White blooms in spring, blooming on old wood
  • Very cold hardy and wind resistant
  • Deer tolerant