Snow Storm Beauty Berry

Callicarpa japonica 'Snow Storm'

A unique, mounded, spreading shrub with three seasons of interest. New foliage emerges white, and becomes specked and eventually green as it matures in the later part of Summer. Eye-catching purple fruit in the fall. Perfect accent for the landscape, as well as containers. Shade and heat tolerant.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationkal-ee-KAR-puh juh-PON-ih-kuh
Average Size at MaturityReaches 3-4 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeTiny white flowers in summer produce purple berries fall to winter.
Design IdeasA 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitMounding, Spreading
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Fall Color, Ornamental Berries, Showy Fruit
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear to shape in winter.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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