Callicarpa dichotoma 'Issai'

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  • Common Name: Beautyberry
  • Plant Story:

    A small, rounded deciduous shrub, Callicarpa dichotoma 'Issai' features pink to lavender flowers that mature to showy fall lilac-purple fruits. Flowers attract both bees and butterflies. The fruit persists after the leaves have fallen and stand out beautifully to the dull winter landscape.

  • Type: Shrub Deciduous
  • Bloom Season: Summer
  • Flower Color: Purple
  • Planting Zone: 5-8
  • Height: 3-4 ft
  • Spread: 4-5 ft
  • Light Requirements:Part Shade
  • Suggested Uses: Group or mass in woodland or shade gardens.
  • Leaf: Not available
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to:
  • Plant Deer Resistant:No
  • Plant Potential Pests:Leaf spot, stem disease, and black mold
  • Form: Rounded
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Best fruiting when shrubs are planted in groups. Stems may die back in winter. Prune in early spring.


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