Callicarpa bodinieri 'Profusion'
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||kal-ee-KAR-puh boh-din-ee-ER-ee|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 6 ft. tall and wide.|
|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.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Fall Color, Ornamental Berries, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Vibrant Ornamental Berries|
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