Native Plant Database

Callicarpa americana. Photo: Mervin Wallace

American Beakgrain

Diarrhena obovata
Plant Type:
Native Environment: Savanna / Woodland
Season of Interest: Winter (Nov - Mar)
Main Color:
Fall Color: Yellow
Hardy From Zone:
Hardy To Zone:
Sun Exposure 
Shade
Soil
Moisture
Dry, Moderate, High
Nature Attracting
Wildlife Benefit
Cover
Animal
Resistance
Size

Height:

20 to
30
inches

Spread:

16 to
inches
Size
Height: 20 to
30
inches
Spread: 16 to
inches
Size
Height: 20 to
30
inches
Spread: 16 to
inches
Typical Landscape Use
Low-maintenance woodland ground cover.
Establishment and Care Instructions
Performs well in shade and in dry to moist soils. Foliage yellows in full sun. Suckering begins second or third year.
Special Features
Special Usage
Ground Cover
Basic Description

Moderate-height perennial ground cover with dark green glossy medium-texture foliage that turns white-tipped in winter.

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