Flat-topped clusters of white flowers in late spring are followed by blue-black, berry-like fruit, which are very attractive to birds and wildlife. Glossy, dark green leaves turn yellow, orange or red in fall. Leaves smell sour.
Callicarpa americana. Photo: Mervin Wallace
Typical Landscape Use
Establishment and Care Instructions
Where Should I Start?
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