Sambucus nigra ssp. caerulea

Sambucus nigra ssp. caerulea

Blue Elderberry


  • Woody shrub or small tree 6 to 20 feet tall
  • Full or partial sun
  • White flowers in flat-topped clusters
  • Pale blue fruits are a favorite of birds and other wildlife
  • Stems and twigs are quite brittle during the winter
  • In colder more open areas they can go dormant and lose many of their leaves

Photo (c) Anne Parsons – some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)


1 gallon, 4 inch

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