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Sambucus nigra f. porphyrophylla 'Black Beauty'


Sambucus nigra f. porphyrophylla 'Black Beauty'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Broadleaf deciduous shrub, smaller than species. Leaves are dark blackish purple. In the autumn the leaves turn rich red. Flowers are fragrant pink with a white centre, lobes tipped with deep pinkand followed by black fruit. Sun and part shade.

 
Genus
Sambucus
Species   nigra f. porphyrophylla
Cultivar   'Black Beauty'

Common name
Purple elderberry

Family name
Adoxaceae
Place of origin
Europe/Africa/Asia


DETAILS
Height
3 m
Width
2 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Deciduous

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types

Moisture
Tolerates dry soils

Exposure
Grows in sun or shade / Will tolerate very hard frosts.

Nourishment / Sanctuary / Texture / Whimsical

Shrubs

Category
Large, over 3 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a PB 6.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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