A large shrub or small tree with a bushy rounded form. Fragrant greenish flowers bloom April-June and provide nectar for pollinators. Flowers are followed by yellow-green, winged fruits that later turn brown and last through winter on female plants.
Callicarpa americana. Photo: Mervin Wallace
Typical Landscape Use
Establishment and Care Instructions
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