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Sambucus nigra 'Thundercloud' - summer flowers
  • Sambucus nigra 'Thundercloud'
  • Sambucus nigra 'Thundercloud' - summer flowers

Sambucus nigra 'Thundercloud'

£14.95

(Black Elder) 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.

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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.


  • Position: Full sun.
  • 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.

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Light Shade
Eventual Size
Tree - Large, Shrub - Large
Growing Conditions
Soil: Acid, Soil: Not Fussy, Soil: Alkaline, Soil: Damp/Wet, Soil: Dry/Sandy, Site: Coastal Areas, Site: Windy
Special Features
Flowers in Summer, Fruit - Ornamental, Wildlife Friendly - Bees, Foliage - Purple/Red, Suitable for Containers

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