'Early Amethyst' Beautyberry abounds with large quantities of small lilac fruits in the fall. Originally from Brookside Gardens in Maryland. This is the same plant as C. 'Issai', per Barry Yinger. Purple beautyberry is easy to grow and low maintenance and once established are quite drought tolerant. Planting in mass improves cross-pollination and fruit production. Small mammals and birds eat the fruit.
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Callicarpa dichotoma Early Amethyst #3 12-15" (purple berry)
Characteristics & Attributes
Fruit - Ornamental
Food Source for Wildlife
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