Early Amethyst Beautyberry

Callicarpa dichotoma 'Early Amethyst'

Massive quantities of small, ornamental, amethyst-colored fruits appear along the slender, arching branches, following the clusters of small, pinkish lavender summer blooms. Green foliage gives way to gold fall color. An easy to grow hedge or foundation plant. Deciduous.
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5 - 8

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Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.


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Botanical Pronunciationkal-ee-KAR-puh dy-KAW-toh-muh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseHedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Fall Color, Ornamental Berries, Showy Fruit, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Grows easily in average, well-drained soils. Best flowering and fruiting in full sun. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy appearance, prune to shape in winter.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 8

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