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Sambucus nigra 'Thundercloud'
Sambucus nigra 'Thundercloud'
Sambucus nigra 'Thundercloud'
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A handsome garden shrub, Sambucus nigra 'Thundercloud' has dark, chocolate-purple leaves which colour up best in a sunny position and large clusters of rich pinkish-white flowers in summer.

A choice, colourful and vigorous border shrub which can be pruned hard if required.

Supplied Size: 3L container (30 - 40 cm tall)

  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: June.
  • Flower Colour: Pale pink
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate to vigorous.
  • Habit: Large branching shrub with an upright, rounded habit.
    • Height: 3 m (10 ft)
    • Spread: 2.5 m (8 ft)
  • Notes: Sambucus nigra 'Thundercloud' can be pruned back hard in the winter if required.


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