Light: Part Shade/Full Shade
Height: 3′ – 6′
Spacing/Spread: 5′ – 7′
Evergreen: No, plant is deciduous.
Color: Purple fruit.
Texas Native: Yes, plant is Texas native.
Wildlife habitat: Provides food/shelter for bees, butterflies and birds.
Features: Medium growing Texas native shrub. Part shade/full shade tolerant. Purple berries during the fall.
Austin Native Landscaping: “American Beautyberry is an excellent section for shady spots in your landscape. It will thrive even in a dense shade and will provide you clusters upon clusters of handsome berries during the fall. We love deigning this native beauty as an understory planting where it will add much needed color. American Beautyberry is also a great wildlife habitat and food provider. Birds just love feasting on all those attractive berries!”
Family: Verbenaceae (Pronounced – ver-be-NAY-see-ee)
Genus: Callicarpa (Pronounced – kal-ee-KAR-puh)
Species: Americana (Pronounced – a-mer-ih-KAY-na)
Propagation: Seeds, semi hard wood cuttings.