Very thin, emerald green leaves form a dense arching tuft. Seed heads form in August and give off a distinct aroma. These graceful clumps turn showy light tan, yellow or deep orange in fall. Provides food and cover for wildlife.
Callicarpa americana. Photo: Mervin Wallace
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Establishment and Care Instructions
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