A compact perennial that produces many, mostly yellow sombrero-shaped flowers June to September. Plants from sources other than Missouri may contain more red in their flowers. Plants short-lived in rich soils.Ecological Benefits: Nectar for butterflies and bees.
Callicarpa americana. Photo: Mervin Wallace
Typical Landscape Use
Establishment and Care Instructions
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