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Sambucus nigra 'Black Beauty'
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Sambucus nigra 'Black Beauty'
Sambucus nigra 'Black Beauty'
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A superb cultivar, Sambucus nigra 'Black Beauty' has rich purple-black foliage and flattened umbels (clusters) of deep pink flowers in midsummer, followed by masses of small black fruit. The berries are popular with birds and wildlife.

A spectacular and easy to grow foliage plant with best leaf colour if planted in a sunny spot!

Supplied Size: 3L pots

  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: June.
  • Flower Colour: Deep 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 'Black Beauty' can be pruned back hard if required.

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