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Sambucus canadensis 'Maxima'

More About Sambucus canadensis 'Maxima'

  • Pleasantly fragrant, white flowers in a flat-topped cluster
  • Distinguished from its parent by the much larger flowers
  • Purple-black berries in clusters August to September will attract birds
  • Compound, pinnate, medium-green leaves turn yellow in the fall
  • Mostly vertical with weak, hollow stems
  • Bloom Time: July

Zone:

2

Height:

200-250 cm

Spread:

175-200 cm

Colour:

White
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Elderberry Growing and Maintenance Tips

A vigorous growing shrub that will tolerate many soil and light conditions. Suckering freely, it is excellent for re-naturalization.


Sambucus canadensis 'Maxima' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Fast
Fast
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Moist to Wet Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Attributes

Fruit
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Vase-shape
Multi-stem/Clump form
Upright
Clumping

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Naturalizing