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Sambucus racemosa 'Golden Locks'

More About Sambucus racemosa 'Golden Locks'

  • Pleasantly fragrant, white flowers in a flat-topped cluster
  • Purple-black berries in clusters in early summer
  • Compound, pinnate, deeply cut, yellow leaves
  • Upright, rounded habit
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Zone:

3

Height:

125-150 cm

Spread:

125-150 cm

Colour:

White
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Golden Locks Elderberry Growing and Maintenance Tips

Golden Locks elderberry will tolerate a range of soils and conditions. A cutleaf plant that will accent a northern garden, where Japanese maples will not survive. May need protection from bright afternoon sun to maintain colour. 


Sambucus racemosa 'Golden Locks' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Fast
Fast
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Fragrant
Fragrant
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Wet Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Attributes

Deciduous
Fruit

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Compact
Upright

Foliage Color

Golden

Landscape uses

Specimen
Foundation planting