Botanical Name: Sambucus nigra 'Serenade'
Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness Zone: 5
Serenade Elderberry is an upright, bushy, deciduous shrub. New growth is blush red with slight shades of caramel turning green in the summer and red again in the fall. Flattened panicles of tiny, aromatic, white flowers in summer are followed by spherical, glossy, black fruit. A colorful alternative to Japanese Maples.