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Elderberry Plants

Elderberry is a highly ornamental shrub that produces masses of fragrant flowers from spring through summer, which in turn, produces dark, edible berries that are ready for harvesting when their color is dark, usually in late summer or early fall (August-September).

Elderberry, also known as Sambucus, are mostly known as wildlife plants, but they look great in a natural garden setting as well, and can even be grown in containers with the right conditions. The berries are mainly used as an ingredient in syrups, extracts, pies, jams and wines. Read our blog to learn more about the care and uses for Elderberries.

All of our Elderberry Plants for sale are shipped with very well-established root systems. They ship according to our Spring Shipping schedule. We guarantee them to arrive alive and thriving.

Price $15.00
The 'Black Lace' Elderberry Plant is a uniquely stunning sambucus specimen! Intensely-colored purplish-black foliage is similar to that of a Japanese maple, making this particular elderberry a real stand-out. Add to that its extremely durable nature and adaptability and this Proven Winners® selection will soon become a backyard gardener’s favorite, especially when it comes to naturalization. Delicate, creamy-pink flowers yield deeply burgundy, almost black berries in the early fall. Make use of these berries by making wine or jam, or leave on the bushes to attract birds and other wildlife. Left on its own this striking bush will grow up to 8 feet, but can easily be pruned for more formal settings. Each 4-inch pot contains one Black Lace Elderberry plant.
Price $14.30
Our 'Lemon Lace™' Elderberry Plant also goes by the botanical name Sambucus racemosa and is a Proven Winners® ColorChoice® selection. The focus on this airy-looking, delicately, yet deeply cut, ferny sambucus is on the golden-green foliage, rather than on the flowers, though the petite white blossoms are quite striking and in complete concert with the playful, light-hearted nature of the greenery. And in the fall-stunning deep red berries (which should not be eaten) stand out noticeably, attracting the songbirds of autumn and providing gorgeous garden color. Each 4-inch pot contains one Lemon Lace Elderberry plant.
Price $10.50
The 'Sutherland Gold' Elderberry Plant’s is sun-tolerant, displaying its brilliant leaf color in partial or dappled shade. In hot climates be sure to plant where there is afternoon shade as its leaves are just a bit susceptible to sunburn. In spring, the leaves emerge a rich golden color with a coppery sheen, maturing to an amazingly deep golden yellow and then slowly turning lime-green throughout the summer. Each 3-inch pot contains one Sutherland Gold Elderberry plant.