Callicarpa dicotoma ‘Purple Beautyberry’ – Beautyberry – ‘


Callicarpa dicotoma ‘Purple Beautyberry’

deciduous shrub

blooms in fall

comes in a 3 or 5 gallon sized container

C. dichotoma – Purple Beautyberry – Purple Beauty Bush – This dense upright, deciduous shrub from China, Korea and Japan grows 4′ feet tall and wide. It produces ovate to elliptic, toothed, pointed, glossy, strongly veined bright green leaves, to 4″ long. In summer it bears pale pink to purplish pink flowers carried in axillary cymes, to 3/4″ across, followed by small purple fruit.

Grow in fertile, moist but well drained soil in sun or dapple shade. Cut back older branches, in late winter.

Zones 6-10