Callicarpa Purple PearlsŪ

Beautyberry

$14.95 ea. (3+ discount) $14.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2018

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Plant Code: CAPP

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Invite songbirds to a fall feast. Delicate pink flowers in summer are followed by colorful clustered rings of purple berries all along the stems for a late season show. Enhance an outdoor evergreen swag or container by adding some stems of vibrant berries.

C. Purple PearlsŪ is a hybrid cross of dichotoma x kwantungensis. Callicarpa is named Beautyberry for good reason. Once the foliage of this deciduous shrub has dropped, it will not be passed without comment. A showstopper in late summer to fall.

Details

Type: Shrubs
Height: Tall 4-5'
Spacing: Plant 4-5' apart
Bloom Time: Mid-Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 5-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower: Pink
Accent: Pink
Patent: Pending 'NCCX1'
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Good for Hedge
  • Humidity Tolerant
  • OK in Containers

Callicarpa General Information

Callicarpa are heat tolerant and very showy. Clusters of dazzling berries in fall. Perfect accent for the landscape and good in containers. Fall color into winter.

Proven WinnersŪ selections are trialed and tested to be colorful, long blooming, carefree and easy to grow.

Callicarpa Plant Care

Best in well-drained soil. No pruning needed but it is okay to remove 3-5 older stems to the ground every year in early spring to avoid crowding if warranted. Can be pruned hard to desired shape in early spring for complete renovation. Blooms on new wood.