Callicarpa Plump & Plentiful™ ‘Amethyst’

Luscious, plump, violet-purple fruits.

Common Name Plump & Plentiful Amethyst beauty berry
Size 5-6' tall by 4' wide
USDA hardiness Zones 5-9 (in zone 5 and colder parts of zone 6, plants may die back to the ground)
Sun / Shade Full sun to part shade
Soil Average garden soil
Moisture Moist, but well-drained
Disease and Pests None Known
Landscape use Borders, cutting gardens, mass plantings, specimen, woodland edge
Market appeal / Uniqueness Violet-purple fruits abound on this new border perfect shrub. Plentiful fruits last from September to a hard frost and even into the winter months for and extended garden display.
Propagation Methods Vegetative cuttings
Bloom Time Summer

Angela and Linda’s Garden Notes:

Imagine luscious, plump purple fruits in your garden in September. Not only are these new beauty berries from Kolster B.V. lovely shrubs in the garden all summer with their large, grass green leaves and dark stems, the beautiful thing is they form purple fruits suitable for cutting and jaw-dropping floral arrangements each year.  If you are not into cutting flowers and bringing them inside, they can decorate your mixed borders for months.

We’re sure that flower arrangers are going to love this new callicarpa! A marvelous new variety, Amethyst ‘s berries are plump, plentiful and violet-purple. Whether you use it for cuts or just for enjoyment in your own garden, this beauty berry promises to add a new color choice.