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Sambucus canadensis 'Aurea'

Golden Elder, Golden American Elderberry

Main interest:
golden yellow foliage, large clusters of fragrant white flowers, reddish purple to black berry-like fruits
full sun to partial shade, medium to wet soil
Growth type:
Flower colour:
white, June to July
yellow, yellowish green, deciduous
USDA Hardiness:
zone 3: -40 °C (-40 °F) View Zone Map
Mature height & width (max.):
height: 12 ft (3.7 m) width: 10 ft (3 m)
specimen, waterside

Golden Elder is grown for its golden yellow foliage and large clusters of white flowers in bloom June and July. This deciduous shrub grows to 12 ft high and 10 ft wide, working well as a border. Fruit is used for elderberry wine, jelly, and pie. 

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