Sambucus canadensis

Elderberry

  • Hardy native for almost any site
  • Great for streambank stabilization
  • Food and cover for wildlife
  • Height: 5-8 Feet
  • Spread: 5-8 Feet
  • Hardiness Zone: 3 - 8

Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure
Full Sun
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Songbirds
Upland Birds and Game
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Attributes
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
Mass Planting
Midwest Native
Naturalizing
Sun-loving
Habit
Perennial
Program
MSD (Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District)
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