Are you someone that considers themselves to have a green thumb? If you are then you want to check out this article about Elderberry plant companions and tips on planting them with other plants. The Elderberry are large shrubs that produce both berries and white flowers. The best part is that both the flowers and berries are edible. To learn more about how to pair the plants, read more in this article.
- Elderberry (Sambucus spp.) are large shrubs with showy white flowers and small berries, both edible.
- Gardeners love elderberries because they attract pollinators, like butterflies and bees, and provide food for wildlife.
- Elderberries can grow to 12 feet tall and are often vase shaped. The shrubs prefer rich, rocky soil, and, in the wild, grow in valleys, woods and clearings.
“But whether or not you eat the blossoms or fruit of these shrubs, you can make your garden more attractive by selecting appropriate elderberry plant companions.”