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Purple Beauty Berry

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Purple Beauty Berry

Callicarpa dichotoma

This species of beautyberry is a small, rounded, deciduous shrub which typically grows 2-4' tall and is primarily included in the landscape for its showy fall display of lilac-violet fruit. Long, arching, slender branches dip downward often to touch the ground. Clusters (cymes) of small, pink to lavender flowers bloom in the leaf axils along the stems in summer.  

Growing Conditions

Height 24" to 48"
Light Requirements Full sun part shade
Bloom time June to August
Zone 5 to 8

Additional Info

stem diseases and black mold.

Some susceptibility to leaf spot

May suffer significant stem dieback or die to the ground in harsh winters.


All info from Missouri Botanical Garden