|Common Name||Plump & Plentiful Amethyst beauty berry|
|Botanical Name||Callicarpa 'Kolmagicme'|
|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|
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.