American Beautyberry

Callicarpa americana


Height - 4 to 8 feet

Width - 4 to 8 feet


Full sun, part or full shade

Plant Type

Native shrub

Other common names

Beautyberry Bush


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Save Water   Low to medium water required
More Color   White flowers in summer and purple berries in fall & winter
Attract Wildlife   Birds eat the berries
Reduce Maintenance   Cut to 12" above base in winter to control size
Texas Tough    Leaves may fall off if it gets too hot, but will grow back

Interesting Facts

The white flowers formed during the summer months give way to beautiful bright purple berries during the fall and winter months. 
Berries remain even though leaves fall off during the winter. Birds love to eat the berries. A white berried variety is also available.

American Beautyberries in Frisco

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