Attract birds and add brilliant, bubblegum purple to your late summer and fall landscape with this ornamental fruiting shrub. In early summer, small lavender-pink blossoms emerge, followed by berries that birds love, although not for human consumption. Callicarpa dichotoma 'Early Amethyst'
Callicarpa dichotoma 'Early Amethyst'
Sun Exposure:Full Sun, Partial Shade
Height/Habit:36 - 48 inches
Spread:4 - 5 feet
Spacing:4 - 5 feet
Flowering Date:Early summer
Planting Instructions:Full sun in the north but dappled shade in the south.
Winter Care:None special.
Growth Rate:Moderate to fast.
Flower Form:Small blooms in auxillary cymes.
Foliage Type:Ovate to elliptic, tapered. Medium green leaves reach up to 7" long.
Pruning:Can be cut back to near the ground in late winter to renew growth in the spring. Late winter to early spring.
Soil Requirement:Fertile, well drained soil.
Additional Information:Berries are not for human consumption, but the birds love them.
Restricted States:AE AK GU HI PR
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