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Here are some other interesting cultivars of Sambucus sp. (Elder) to consider:
Golden Elder. A spreading picturesque shrub with yellow foliage : makes a sunny contrast in shrub borders.
Madonna Variegated Elderberry. A wonderful plant with variegated yellow and green foliage. Large blooms in summer.
Black Tower Elderberry. Towering, upright selection with dark burgundy foliage. Big blooms all summer, followed by berries in fall. Easily cut back after flowering to keep it more compact.
Black Lace Elderberry. Intense purple black foliage is finely cut, giving it an effect similar to that of Japanese maple. Creamy pink flowers in spring.
Black Beauty Elder. Intense black foliage retains its colour well. Large pink flowers with a lemon scent.
Thundercloud Elder. Purple foliage and deep pink blooms.
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Sutherland Gold Elder. A cultivar with golden, yellow, finely cut leaflets. Holds its color well.
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