- USDA Hardiness Zones 4-7
- Height 3-5 Feet Tall
- Spread 3-5 Feet Wide
- Light Requirement is Part Sun to Sun
The Lemony Lace Elderberry by Proven Winners is low maintenance shrub that produces great color from spring to fall. The light foliage really stands out in most landscaping. The new leaves that grow start out red and eventually turn golden green. There are showy white flowers in spring to early summer. The Lemony Lace Elderberry is deciduous, meaning that the leaves fall off each winter, and come back in the spring. There are white colored flowers that bloom during summer. The flowers bloom on old wood, which mean the flower buds are grown on branches grown the prior year. While no plants are truly deer proof, these plants are deer resistant. This plant burst into color for fall interest.
In garden planters, use this in the thriller role. Those are plants with drama and that add height or a vertical element to the combination. These are typically in the center or the back of the container. Stays short and perfect as a border plant, which are perfect placed along the edge of a garden bed or path. Typically these are grown by themselves as a focal point, usually, in a lawn or garden, for ornamental effect, rather than being massed planted with others. This plant not only looks great in the garden, it is also an edible herb, which can be used in small amounts to provide extra flavor to food. The Lemony Lace Elderberry typically grows 3-5 feet tall, and 3-5 feet wide. For best plant health and results, space these plants 3-6 feet apart, center on center. The growth habit is mounded. The Lemony Lace Elderberry is winter hardy & summer tolerant in growing zones 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b.
Lemony Lace Elderberry Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 4-7|
|Flower Color(s): White Flowers|
|Bloom Period: Early Spring|
|Foliage Color(s): Chartreuse|
|Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun|
|Height: 3-5 Feet|
|Spread: 3-5 Feet|
|Spacing: 3 Feet Center on Center|
|Blooms On: Old Wood|
|Shrub Type: Deciduous|
|Scientific Name: Lemony Lace® Sambucus racemosa 'SMNSRD4' USPP 26,613|
|Common Name: Lemony Lace Elderberry|
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