Callicarpa americana - Beautyberry

Origins       Americas, Asia, Australia
Type          Perennial (deciduous)
Hardiness   Zones 5 - 10
Bloom        Spring, Early Summer
Fruit          Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
Height       4 - 6 ft (1.2 - 1.8m)

Full sun/ partial shade, average water needs. For abundant berries, cut back annually. 

Easy; by layering, seeds or often by tip cuttings. Remove bottom leaves dip in root hormone and place in the light sandy soil. Keep sheltered and water frequently.

Additional Information about Beautyberries
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. americana var. lectea

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