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Callicarpa bodinieri

Common Name(s):
Bodinier beautyberry
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Drought tolerant; berries attract birds; cut back severely each year for best berry production (flowers on new growth); avoid excessive fertilizer

Height:
6-10 ft.
Foliage:
Opposite, simple, dull, dark green leaves; 2-5 in. long; slightly pubescent below; purplish fall color
Flower:
1-1.5 in. cyme of lilac-pink flowers on new growth; open cluster of glossy, bluish lilac fruit; does not last as well as other Callicarpa spp.
Zones:
6 to 8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; dry to moist soil; best fruit production in full sun and moist soil
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Upright shrub; erect, arching stems

NCCES plant id: 1443