Callicarpa dichotoma

Purple Beautyberry

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Shrub
Growth Rate - Fast
Mature Height - 3-4'
Mature Width - 4-5'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Small pinkish lavender 0.75" diameter cymes June- August
Fruit - 0.013 - 0.18" lilac-violet in September-October
Leaf -
Fall Color - Yellowish-purple sometimes pink-lavender
Bark -
Other Features - Drought tolerant, very hardy. Long slender branches arch and touch the ground at their tips. Wonderful purple berries attract birds.
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Readily transplanted from containers in well drained soil in full sun to light shade. Cut back severely for best berry production.
Native Habitat - Japan, introduced 1845, Zones 5-8
Diseases and Insects - Leaf spot, black mold and various stem diseases. None are serious.
Strength -
Weakness -

Plants of this taxon:
Bed 78
Bed 212

Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Beautyberry.
- Other plants of the family Lamiaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Callicarpa.
- Other plants of the species Callicarpa dichotoma.