- Common Name(s):
- Bodinier beautyberry
Drought tolerant; berries attract birds; cut back severely each year for best berry production (flowers on new growth); avoid excessive fertilizer; this plant is seldom damaged by deer
- 6-10 ft.
- Opposite, simple, dull, dark green leaves; 2-5 in. long; slightly pubescent below; purplish fall color
- 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.
- 6 to 8
- Sun to partial shade; dry to moist soil; best fruit production in full sun and moist soil
- Upright shrub; erect, arching stems
NCCES plant id: 1443