Sambucus canadensis (Elderberry)
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Sambucus canadensis (NGN)

Elderberry

Attractive shrub; valuable to wildlife, particularly songbirds.Tiny white florets are arranged in flat umbels, from which small purple drupes develop. Drupes are consumed by songbirds, squirrels and mice, assisting in the distribution of the shrub.
Height: 8-12 ft
Width: 6-8 ft
Soil Conditions: Moist
Flower Color: White
Bloom Time: June
Hardiness Zone: 4 TO 7
ITEM # CROP IMAGE SIZE CURRENT AVAIL
22664.5G #5 151
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Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Fall Color
Fragrant Flower
Ornamental Fruit
Rain Garden Shade
Rain Garden Sun
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Wildlife
Plant Habit
Vase Shaped
Light Conditions
Sun to Part Shade
Native Plant Community
Mesic Prairie
Woodland
Flower Color
White
Flower Hue
Medium
Flower Height
8' to 12'
Flower Type
Umbel
Foliage Color
Green
Leaf Texture
Medium
Flower Form
Single
Flower Size
3" to 6"
Growth Rate
Fast

Possible Substitution Plants

Cephalanthus occidentalis