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Callicarpa americana is a low-maintenance, yet visually striking shrub that adds ornamental and ecological value to any garden or landscape. The berries are also edible and is a favorite for jam making. The scent is also acts as a mosquito repellent.

 

SOIL REQUIREMENTS:

Callicarpa americana, also known as American beautyberry, is a stunning native shrub that thrives in moist, heavy to well-drained soil.

 

LIGHT REQUIREMENTS:

It prefers partial shade to full sun, making it a versatile addition to any garden or landscape. Full shade is fine so long as it stays moist enough.

 

SIZE:

This deciduous shrub can reach up to 4-6 feet in height and width, making it an excellent choice for the back of borders or naturalized areas.

 

BLOOM TIME/COLOR:

The beautyberry blooms in late summer to early fall, producing small clusters of lavender to purple berries that add a pop of color to the garden.

 

COMPANION PLANTS:

It pairs well with other native plants such as oakleaf hydrangea, viburnum, and Virginia sweetspire. 

 

Callicarpa americana (American Beautyberry)

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