Thundercloud Elderberry

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Elderberry - Thundercloud, Sambucus nigra 'Thundercloud', has foliage that reveals its burgundy colors best if grown in the full sun. This burgundy foliage is enhanced by true reddish-pink flowers Then these pink flowers give way to dark fruits, which are enjoyed by the song birds. To produce the best colored leaves, prune plants back to ground level every year in early spring. Best grown in medium to wet, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Thundercloud tolerates a wide range of soils, but prefers moist, humusy ones. Spreads by root suckers to form large colonies. Use for shrub borders, screens or backgrounds.


Thundercloud Elderberry Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-8
Growing Zones 5-8
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Brand Nature Hills Nursery
Botanical Name Sambucus nigra 'Thundercloud'
Foliage Burgundy
Mature Height 8 to 10 feet
Mature Spread 8 to 9 feet
Soil Type Well drained
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Red, Pink