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Callicarpa bodinieri - 'Profusion' (Beauty Berry)

Callicarpa bodinieri - 'Profusion' (Beauty Berry)
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Type Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Deciduous, Flowering
Form Rounded Multi-Stemmed Bush
Size Large Border / Screening Plant (1.8 to 3m height)
Colours Dark pink Flowers (Summer early), Medium green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Callicarpa bodinieri Description

This medium sized deciduous shrub is grown for its pale pink mid summer blossom, as well as its outrageous display of vivid shiny purple berries - borne throughout autumn and winter months. 3m tall x 2.5m

Callicarpa bodinieri - Cultivation Notes

Callicarpa prefers a sheltered position in full / half sun. Avoid planting in wet or poor soils. Prune out a quarter of all growth in early spring and trim to shape. Plant more than one to ensure best show of berries.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Callicarpa bodinieri:

  • Fruit / berry producing

Weaknesses of Callicarpa bodinieri

  • Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations
  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils

Design & Plant Use for Callicarpa bodinieri:

  • Tall summer flowering shrub suitable for back of border planting
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Common Missspellings: Calicarpa, Calocarpa, Callocarpa, Calacarper

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