Whorls of lavender flowers are excellent nectar sources for hummingbirds and butterflies. Host plant of Hermit Sphinx Month. The gray-green foliage is aromatic. Long summer bloom period. Showy seedheads through winter. Edible teas.
Callicarpa americana. Photo: Mervin Wallace
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