Callicarpa dichotoma 'Issai'

Issai Purple Beautyberry

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Shrub
Growth Rate -
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 - This cultivar primarily differs from the species by growing shorter, fruiting heavier and producing fruit at an earlier age ('Issai' means fruiting in early years).
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, species 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 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.