American Beautyberry

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American Beautyberry

Callicarpa americana
Beautyberry, French Mulberry
3

5 feet
3

5 feet
Southeastern U.S.; a Texas native, generally east of Bexar County.
  • Texas
  • Full Shade
  • Part Sun/Shade
  • Low
  • Flowering
  • Birds

About This Plant

Shade/part shade; deciduous. A perennial native Texas shrub with brilliant purple berry clusters in fall. You’ll see it growing in shaded forest understory around cedar elm, yaupon holly and Turk’s cap.

Maintenance

Prune to shape as needed. The leaves may flag/wilt in afternoon sunlight when planted in hot, exposed locations.

Features

Plant Type:
Small Shrub
Size:
3-5' H, 3-5' W
Sunlight Requirements:
Full Shade, Part Sun/Shade
Soil Types:
Clay, Sandy
Wildlife:
Birds
Flower Color:
Pink, White
Bloom Time:
September, October
Freeze Hardy:
Yes
Invasive:
No
Caution:
None
Coupon Eligible:
No

This plant goes well with

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