Sambucus nigra. Beautiful ornamental with lace-like purplish black foliage and pink flowers. Very productive of black fruits, know for their medicinal value. Used for everything from cough syrup to making a divine liqueur. Somewhat deer resistant, if only because of the height. Prefers moist soils in sun or shade but color will be stronger in sun. Black Lace elderberry is a shrub growing to about 12 ft. tall. Zone 4-7.