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Callicarpa americanaCallicarpa americana

American beautyberry, French mulberry

Photograph(s) by*: USFWS BES

Characteristics

Height: 6-6'
Spread: 6-6'
Flowers: Jun.-Aug.; lavender-pink
Fruit: Sept.-Mar.; lavender; berry

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Dry Moist
Soil pH: 4.8-7
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy

Habitat

in most soils

Native to

Region: Coastal *
States: MD

Wildlife

Songbird Small mammal *

Notes

flowers from new growth; if overgrown prune to 6-18" tall; will regain height in one season



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/371.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004