Clusters of white flowers in mid-May. Foliage turns yellow and scarlet in fall. Bright red, persistent fruit in September. The bark of older trunks often exfoliates to expose an orangish-brown inner bark. Minimal thorns. Requires pruning to attain open trunks.
Callicarpa americana. Photo: Mervin Wallace
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