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Beautyberry, American

Callicarpa americana (Beautyberry, American)
American Beauty Berry

Callicarpa americana

American Beautyberry is a deciduous shrub often used in natural areas and mass plantings. It has light lavender-pink flowers from June-August, followed by a profusion of violet-magenta berries.

violet-magenta colored berries
light lavender-pink flowers


3-8 Feet



3-8 Feet




USDA Hardiness Zone 7-11

Great Companion Plants for Callicarpa americana
Butterfly Bush, Blue Chip Butterfly Bush, Blue Chip (Buddleia x 'Blue Chip')
Hydrangea, Penny Mac Hydrangea, Penny Mac (Hydrangea macrophylla 'Penny Mac')
Forsythia, Sugar Baby Forsythia, Sugar Baby (Forsythia 'NMBUS')
Itea, Little Henry Itea, Little Henry (Itea virginica 'Sprich')
Similar Plants to Callicarpa americana
Beautyberry 'Early Amethyst' Beautyberry 'Early Amethyst' (Callicarpa dichotoma 'Early Amethyst')
Butterfly Bush, Purple Haze Butterfly Bush, Purple Haze (Buddleia x 'Purple Haze')