LEMONY LACE® Elderberry

Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7 Exposure: Part Sun Height: 3-5' Width/Spread: 3-.5'

This cutleaf variety of our native Sambucus has very fine texture and improved sunburn-resistance compared to other varieties. The golden foliage is accented by red new growth in spring. Thie spring flowers produce red fruit in fall. This deer resistant plant also tolerates black walnut.


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Light: Gets the best foliage color and flower set when exposed to a minimum of four hours of sun, up to all day exposure.

Soil: Will grow in most soil types.

Water: Thrives in a range of conditions and is actually quite drought tolerant once it’s established.

Fertilizing: Doesn’t really need fertilizer, but you can apply some in the springtime if you’ve noticed the flower coverage isn’t that impressive.

Pruning: Doesn’t typically need pruning.

Botanical Name

Sambucus racemosa 'SMNSRD4' PP#26,613, CBR#5719

Zone

4, 5, 6, 7

Flower Color

White

Foliage Color

Yellow

Height

3-5'

Width/Spread

3-.5'

Exposure

Part Sun

Soil

Moist, Wet

Season of Interest

Spring

Uses

Containers, Foundations

Features

Award winner, Deer resistant, Foliage interest, Native

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