Callicarpa bodinieri 'Profusion'
|Description||A superb shrub valued for its abundant clusters of long-lasting, violet-colored berries that cover the branches in fall. New growth has a bronze tinge. Small, purple-pink flowers appear in summer between the large green leaves. Prune in late winter to early spring to encourage new growth. Deciduous.|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 6 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Fall Color, Ornamental Berries, Benefits Birds|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge|
|Design Ideas||A beautiful addition to Audubon gardens as a late season food source for many species of birds. Plant as a backdrop, in mass, or spotted throughout the landscape for fall interest. Can be used as a standout specimen plant in a garden focal point as the plant matures into a vase shape form. This Asian native also adds interest and color to a Far East landscape design.|
|Companion Plants||Snowberry (Symphoricarpos); Eastern Cranberry (Viburnum); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Dogwood (Cornus); Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster)|
|Care||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. Blooms on new wood; prune in winter to shape and encourage new growth.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.