Sambucus canadensis 'Aurea'

American ElderGolden Elder

Garden(s):

Trees Shrubs

Type:

Shrub

Height:

1.5-3 m (5-10 ft)

Spread:

0.9-3 m (3-10 ft)

Light:

Full sun, Part shade

Water:

Low, Moderate, Heavy

Zone:

3

Bloom Time:

June, July

Bloom Colour:

White

Foliage Colour:

Yellow

Soil:

Well-Drained, Adaptable

Notes:

Golden Yellow foliage all year, berries in Fall can be used for preserves, suckers and fast growing, may be cut to the ground and rejuvenated if the shrub is getting too tall or wide.

“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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