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Sambucus mexicana - Blue Elderberry
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Sambucus mexicana - Blue Elderberry
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Botanic Name: Sambucus mexicana
Common Name: Blue Elderberry
Size: 15'h x 15'w
Sun: Sun-Part Shade
H20: Occ.H2O/moist
Attracts Butterflies
Type: adults
Deer Resistant
Resistance: medium
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The Blue Elderberry is one of the best shrubs for attracting wildlife. It provides nectar, fruit, and cover for a variety of creatures, especially songbirds. Plant as an informal, fast growing screen, or prune up for a stunning small tree with a weeping habit, adorned with broad clusters of creamy flowers in spring and edible blue fruit in summer. Deciduous.

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