‘Black lace Elder’
Exposure: Sun or Partial Shade
Mature Size: 6′ H X 8′ W
Bloom Time: Early Summer
Description: Deciduous shrub with intense purple black foliage; creamy pink flowers in spring contrast nicely with the dark leaves. Blackish red fall berries can be harvested for making elderberry wine and jam.
Ornamental Features: Distinctive lacey foliage and soft pink early summer flowers. Season long color.
Landscape Attributes: Great in groupings or as a potted shrub on the patio. Prune after flowering. Deer resistant.
(Trees, Shrubs and Perennials labelled Zone 2 or 3 are consistently hardy enough to survive in Calgary, Okotoks and surrounding areas)