Known as the "beauty berry
", Callicarpa bodinieri var.
CALLICARPA Profusion, which is also known as beauty berry
, offers birds a tasty treat when lilac summer flowers give way to masses of unusual violet fruit.
It's actually quite shocking when you first come across its violet metallic berries and it is aptly known as the beauty berry
. It's good you've planted it in a sunny position but you need to plant a few callicarpas to ensure good pollination and berry production.
Also known as the beauty berry
, it has eye-catching bronze young foliage in spring and clusters of pinky-purple flowers throughout summer.
Callicarpa profusion, or beauty berry
, offers gardeners a taste of the unusual for a sheltered, sunny border, as well as giving the birds a treat when lilac summer flowers give way to masses of violet fruit.
Callicarpa profusion, known as beauty berry
, offers gardeners a taste of the unusual for a sheltered, sunny border.
Many of the showiest fruiting shrubs are native to Mississippi, and one of the first to catch your eye will be American Beauty berry
, Callicarpa americana.
Callicarpa Profusion (or beauty berry
) is an unusual plant that's absolutely full of mauve-purple berries at this time of year.
Best of the Bunch The Beauty Berry
ORIGINALLY from the Far East, these stunning shrubs, Callicarpa species, give us a wonderful display of white, violet and purple berries from autumn until spring, adding unusual colours to the winter garden.
Callicarpa Bodinieri 'Profusion' WE see loads of shrubs adorned with red and orange berries at this time of year, but not many with the bright purple beads produced by this striking deciduous shrub, better known as the beauty berry
, which grows to around 3m.
Few berries compare to those of the beauty berry
(Callicarpa), with hundreds of amethyst clusters gathered between jade-tinged foliage on long, graceful branches, and those of the umbrella-shaped China berry tree (Melia azedarach), which glows with topaz-like gems.
A champion among shrubs for its eye-catching, unusual, lilacpurple bunches of berries is Callicarpa bodinieri giraldii 'Profusion', commonly known as the 'beauty berry