Sambucus nigra Black Lace ‘Eva’

Has received the RHS Award of Garden Merit. (2012)
Good for pollinators
Common Name : elder 'Eva'Family : CaprifoliaceaeType : Bushy shrubHabit : BushyHeight : 2.5-4 metresSpread : 2.5-4 metresFlower colour : Light Pink& CreamFlowering from : Juneto JuneFoliage : DeciduousFoliage colour : PurpleHardiness: Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe -20° to -15°Sunlight : Full Sun / Part ShadeMoisture : Well-drained / Moist but well-drainedSoil : Acid / Neutral / AlkalineSeason of interest : Spring - Summer - Autumn

‘Eva’ is a deciduous shrub to 3m with very deeply dissected purplish-black foliage from spring to autumn, giving a distinctive lacy effect. Flat umbels of tiny pinkish flowers are borne abundantly in summer and have the characteristic grape scent of elder flowers. Purple-black berries may follow.

See on garden plan - Coordinates: A7