Sambucus nigra Serenade™ Sambucus nigra Serenade™

Common Name: Serenade Elder

Bloomtime: late spring or early summer

Bloomcolor: white

Exposure: full sun to part shade

Height: 2.0-2.5 m (6-8ft)

Spread: 1.5 m (5ft)

Spacing: 1.2-1.5 m (4-5ft)

Water: average to moist soil

Hardiness: zones 5-9

Fragrant: flowers and foliage

Zone: 3

Deer Resistant: seldom damaged by deer

Attracts Butterflies: attracts butterflies, bees and other pollinators

Drought Tolerant: not drought tolerant

Characteristics: large, bushy, deciduous shrub, new growth is light red, turns bright green in summer and red again in fall., clusters of tiny, white fragrant flowers in early summer,