Hair-like leaves. Plants spread slowly to form a fine-textured groundcover under trees, shrubs, and other dry shaded locations. Semi-evergreen.Ecological Benefits: Species of butterflies, leaf hoppers, grasshoppers, and beetles feed on sedge foliage.
Callicarpa americana. Photo: Mervin Wallace
Typical Landscape Use
Establishment and Care Instructions
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