Callicarpa bodinieri 'Profusion' - autumn berries
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Callicarpa bodinieri 'Profusion'


(Beauty Berry) A popular shrub which is native to China, Callicarpa bodinieri var giraldii 'Profusion' has clusters of pink flowers, followed by masses of metallic-purple berries in autumn.

Supplied Size: 3L pots (approx 3 year old plants, 30 - 50 cm tall)

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A popular shrub which is native to China, Callicarpa bodinieri var giraldii 'Profusion' has clusters of pink flowers, followed by masses of metallic-purple berries in autumn.

The young leaves are an attractive bronze and purple when young, turning pale green in the summer and developing purple / bronze tints in autumn before falling. The combination of the foliage and vibrant berries makes this an excellent plant for a use in flower arranging.

  • Position: Sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy. Callicarpa will establish itself better in a warm garden.
  • Flowering Period: July.
  • Flower Colour: Pale pink
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Callicarpa bodinieri var. giraldii 'Profusion' grows to be a medium sized, branching shrub.
    • Height: up to 2.5 m (8 ft)
    • Spread: 2 m (6 ft)
  • Pruning: Prune to shape in early spring if required. Callicarpa bodinieri var. giraldii 'Profusion' is a self fertile form, but it will produce more berries if planted in small groups of several plants.

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Eventual Size
Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy)
Special Features
Autumn Colour, Fruit - Ornamental, Honey Fungus Resistant

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