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Red Elderberry vs Diablo Ninebark

Sambucus racemosa

Physocarpus opulifolius Diablo

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Red Elderberry
Diablo Ninebark

Red Elderberry is an attractive, medium-sized deciduous shrub.

It produces clusters of white flowers in the spring and bright red berry-like drupes, which provide beautiful contrast against its coarse, textured green foliage.

Red Elder can be pruned as a small single or multi-stemmed tree.

Diablo Ninebark is a small, low maintenance, multi-stemmed shrub, that is used to add texture or color to any yard. This plant grows dark purple leaves in the spring and grows slightly faster than Common Ninebark. It features flaky red to brown bark, clusters of white flowers, and long, maple-like leaves. Diablo Ninebark can make a dense and colorful hedge, or it can be an attractive ornamental by itself.

RED ELDERBERRY QUICK FACTS

DIABLO NINEBARK QUICK FACTS

Zone: 2a
Zone: 3a
Height: 4 m (13 ft)
Height: 2.4 m (8 ft)
Spread: 3 m (10 ft)
Spread: 1.8 m (6 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: yellow
Berries: bright red berry like drupes
Berries: red
Flowers: white panicle flowers
Flowers: white
Bark: brown to red, exfoliating
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: fast
Life span: medium
Life span: short
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: medium
Suckering: none
Suckering: low
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: high



Toxicity: toxic to humans


Other Names: red elder
Other Names: eastern ninebark, purple ninebark


Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no