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Callicarpa bodinieri, Bodinier's Beautyberry
Callicarpa bodinieri var. giraldii 'Profusion'

Callicarpa bodinieri

Bodinier's Beautyberry
Family: Lamiaceae   (Formerly:Verbenaceae)
Origin: West and Central China
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunRegular waterPink flowersDeciduousAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Callicarpa bodinieri is an upright deciduous shrub with dark green leaves turning red in autumn (fall). In midsummer, small lilac flowers are produced in the leaf axils. But it is grown in gardens primarily for its small, decorative purple berries in tight clusters in autumn.

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