Early Amethyst Beautyberry

Callicarpa dichotoma 'Early Amethyst'

 Early Amethyst Beautyberry is a loose open deciduous shrub valued for its attractive fruits.  The mild green foliage has no fall color.  Clusters of tiny lavender pink flowers bloom in summer attracting bees and butterflies, then give way to bursts of bright magenta fruits that ripen earlier than the species and persists into early winter.  Best foliage color in full sun, but some shade promotes drought tolerance.  

Type: 

Shrub

Height: 

3’ - 4’

Spread: 

3’ - 5’

Spacing: 

4’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

5 - 8

Culture: 

Full Sun, Part Sun

Bloom Color: 

Pink

Season of Interest: 

Summer, Fall

MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  Low maintenance plant.  Prune back 6” in winter or early spring to better flowering.  Multiple plants encourage better fruits and flowering.  No serious pests of diseases.

LANDSCAPE USES: Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWoodland GardensWildlife GardensNaturalized Areas, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS:  Holly, Orange Berry, Abelia

IMAGES:  Photo by David J. Stang, Callicarpa dichotoma Early Amethyst 1zzCC BY-SA 4.0, (2) Photo (c)2007 Derek Ramsey (Ram-Man), Purple Beautyberry Callicarpa dichotoma 'Early Amethyst' Berries 3008pxCC BY-SA 2.5, (3) Photo (c)2007 Derek Ramsey (Ram-Man), Purple Beautyberry Callicarpa dichotoma 'Early Amethyst' Leaves 2800pxCC BY-SA 2.5

*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.

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