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15/03/2013 at 14:16

I've found it difficult to distinguish between these two varieties of Sambucus Nigra from the information I've so found online and wondered if anyone can shed some light on which of the two has a) more purple foliage and b) the pinker flowers!

Thank you

15/03/2013 at 15:33
I know them as black beauty and black lace , I have the black lace with its pinky flowers.
15/03/2013 at 15:55

Thanks Bunny - appreciate your swift response. 

15/03/2013 at 22:21

Sambucus Nigra Black Beauty or "Gerda" has bigger leaves. I have Black Lace or "Eva" which has finely cut leaves.

16/03/2013 at 09:21

Thank you Busy-Lizzie, that's important point and will also help me make a decision!

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