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Sambucus racemosa
Red Elderberry
Sambucus racemosa
Code: 7240Family: CaprifoliaceaeGenus: Sambucus
Plant Type:Shrub
NW native deciduous shrub with pinnately compound leaves. Clusters of tiny white flowers bloom from early spring to mid summer, followed by showy, bright red (sometimes yellow or white) berries. The fruits are inedible, but good for wildlife.
Blooms: Spring,Summer
Growth Rate: Fast
Size Range: 10' tall x 8-12' wide
Cultural Information
Sun SunPart Shade Part Shade
Shade Shade
Soil: Average,Tolerates Poor,Well-drained,Moist,Tolerates Clay,Loam
Water Use: Moderate
Maintenance: Low
Hardiness Zone: 4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11
Cold Hardy to -30° to -20°F
Features and Benefits
Attracts Butterflies Attracts ButterfliesAttracts Hummingbirds Attracts Hummingbirds
Native to NorthWest Native to NorthWestTolerates moist soil Tolerates moist soil
Grown by: Blooming Nursery,Inc & Blooming Junction
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