This annual plant has candelabra-like white to pinkish-lavender flowerheads in late spring to mid-summer. Leaves are broad at the base of the plants and often in circles (whorls) higher up on the stem. Stems are square in cross section, typical of the mint family. Leaves and stems exude a pleasant citrus-mint fragrance.
Callicarpa americana. Photo: Mervin Wallace
Typical Landscape Use
Establishment and Care Instructions
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