Sambucus nigra 'Madonna'
More About Sambucus nigra 'Madonna'
- Fragrant, white flowers in a flat-topped cluster
- Purple-black berries in clusters, July to August will attract birds
- Compound, pinnate, medium-green leaves are splashed with gold
- Mostly vertical with weak, hollow stems
- Bloom Time: June
Madonna Elderberry Growing and Maintenance Tips
Slower growing than other cultivars, this plant makes a splash of colour contrast in a shrub border. Its fruit is edible if cooked. Uncooked berries may induce illness.
Sambucus nigra 'Madonna' Characteristics
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils
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