Elderberry

Sambucus canadensis 'Maxima'

  • Pleasantly fragrant white flowers in a flat-topped cluster
  • Distinguished from its parent by the much larger flowers
  • Purple-black berries in clusters, August to September, will attract birds
  • Medium-green compound pinnate leaves turn yellow in the fall
  • Mostly vertical with weak, hollow stems
  • Bloom Time: July

ZONE:
2

COLOUR:
White

HEIGHT:
200-250 cm

SPREAD:
175-200 cm

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


A vigorous growing shrub that will tolerate many soil and light conditions. Suckering freely, it is excellent for re-naturalization. Berries are edible, but only when fully ripe. Some people have a sensitivity to the berries even after they are cooked.

Characteristics & Attributes


ATTRIBUTES:
Deciduous
Fruit
FLOWERING TIME:
Summer
FOLIAGE COLOR:
Green
LANDSCAPE USES:
Naturalizing

THESE PLANTS ARE

suitable subtitutions for Sambucus canadensis 'Maxima'