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Callicarpa bodinieri var giraldii 'Profusion' (Beauty berry 'Profusion')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
13ft 1in
Max height
8ft 2in
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Callicarpa bodinieri var giraldii 'Profusion'

Other names

Beauty berry 'Profusion'

Genus

Callicarpa Callicarpa

Species

C. bodinieri var giraldii 'Profusion' - C. bodinieri var giraldii 'Profusion' is a deciduous shrub . Foliage emerges with a purplish tint and colours again in autumn from green to rosy. Flowers are small, pale purple but it is the metallic, purple berries in autumn that are the most eye-catching.


Callicarpa bodinieri var giraldii 'Profusion' is: Deciduous

Habit

Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Pale-purple in Summer

Foliage

Bronze, Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Flushed pink in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Softwood cuttings, Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Callicarpa bodinieri var giraldii 'Profusion' (Beauty berry 'Profusion') will reach a height of 13ft 1in and a spread of 8ft 2in after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Flower Arranging, Cottage/Informal

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, free draining soil in full sun or light shade. Provide shelter from cold, drying winds.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Callicarpa bodinieri var giraldii 'Profusion'

Other names

Beauty berry 'Profusion'

Genus

Callicarpa Callicarpa

Species

C. bodinieri var giraldii 'Profusion' - C. bodinieri var giraldii 'Profusion' is a deciduous shrub . Foliage emerges with a purplish tint and colours again in autumn from green to rosy. Flowers are small, pale purple but it is the metallic, purple berries in autumn that are the most eye-catching.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Pale-purple in Summer

Foliage

Bronze, Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Flushed pink in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Softwood cuttings, Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Callicarpa bodinieri var giraldii 'Profusion' (Beauty berry 'Profusion') will reach a height of 13ft 1in and a spread of 8ft 2in after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Flower Arranging, Cottage/Informal

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, free draining soil in full sun or light shade. Provide shelter from cold, drying winds.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

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Will this grow in Scotland

I have a callicarpa growing well in a pot in South London. Am about to move to Falkirk - does anyone know if this will grow up there? read more

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Plant not doing well.Hardly any berries in Autumn.Leaves look discolored, with brown yellowish leaves.What could I be doing wrong?Any particular feed?ThanksTracy read more

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