Also known as
Dane's elder, Danewort, Wallwort, Elder
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Dwarf elder Overview
This species is a herbaceous perennial which grows about 1.5m high with strong creeping underground stems. There are about 9-13 leaflets which are toothed and slightly hairy. The flowers are produced with flat heads about 10cm across, which are white-tinged, pink flowers which bloom in mid summer, followed by black fruit.
How to propagate Dwarf elder
Propagation is from seeds in the autumn or cuttings in the summer or winter.
Other uses of Dwarf elder
Grown for their foliage, flowers and fruits. Suitable for coastal conditions.