Issai Purple Beautyberry
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - ShrubGrowth Rate - Mature Height - 3-4'Mature Width - 4-5'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Small pinkish lavender 0.75" diameter cymes June- AugustFruit - 0.013 - 0.18" lilac-violet in September-OctoberLeaf - Fall Color - Yellowish-purple sometimes pink-lavenderBark - 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 5-8Diseases and Insects - Leaf spot, black mold and various stem diseases. None are serious.Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
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.