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Click for previous Image Image 1 of 2 Sambucus nigra Eva BLACK LACE™ ELDERBERRY
Image courtesy of Greenleaf Nursery

Image courtesy of Greenleaf Nursery

Plant Characteristics

Plant Introduction
  • Proven Winners® Plant Collection
Plant Type
  • Evergreen Perennial
Northern States Exposure
  • Full Sun
Growth Rate
  • Fast
Flower Color
  • Light Pink
Soil Moisture Needs
  • Average
Nature Attraction
  • Attracts Butterflies
Seasons of Interest
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
Best Usages
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Rock Gardens
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Accent Plant
  • Under Power Lines
  • Mass Planting
Best Characteristics
  • Flower
  • Foliage
  • Growth Habit

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Sambucus is easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

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Sambucus nigra 'Eva'
PP15575 CBR2633 Plant propagation prohibited

Buy Black Lace™ Elderberry online. This compact plant has dark purple-black, finely-cut foliage that contrasts with the pink flowers that shroud this landscape beauty in midsummer. It has dark purple-black berries in late summer that attracts birds.
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Mature Height:

6-8 Feet

Mature Spread:

6-8 Feet

Hardiness Zone:


What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Adoxaceae · Common Name: Elderberry

FREE with every plant purchased:

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  • Pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included to use when planting; Hydro-Gels help retain soil moisture, and plants establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will survive drought conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.
  • Customer satisfaction survey sent after your order is received that provides you with a $10.00 off coupon code on your next order.

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Jumbo gallon Potted

SKU: 2978

(4.04 qrts / 3.82 liters)
(49 units available now - S)

Standard Package


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2 gallon Potted

SKU: 2781

(1.87 gallons / 7.09 liters)
(0 units available now)

two year plant Standard Package


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Smart pot 3 gallon

SKU: 7489

(3.06 gallons / 11.6 liters)
(0 units available now)

three year plant Standard Package
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Customer Testimonials

I am always impressed by your careful packaging which allows plants to arrive in the best condition

Columbia, MO
August 2014

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