Callicarpa

Beautyberry (Callicarpa)
Origins
Native to Americas, Asia, Australia.
Type
Perennial (deciduous).
Hardiness (see References, below) Zones 5 - 10.
Bloom
Spring, Early Summer.
Fruit
Summer, Fall, Winter,
Early Spring.
Height
4 - 6 ft (1.2 - 1.8m).
Cultivation
Full sun/ partial shade, average water needs. For abundant berries, cut back annually.
Propagation
Easy; by layering, seeds or often by tip cuttings. Remove bottom leaves dip in root hormone and place in light sandy soil. Keep sheltered and water frequently.
Other:
Please note, not all of these Beautyberries are frost hardy in zones 5 - 10. Avoid disappointment and check particular variety for its hardiness requirements before acquiring it.

Attracts birds, particularly Northern Bobwhites.
White berry variety: C. america var. lectea:

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