Plants by mail order since 1984, over 4100 plants online today!

Menu

My Burncoose

Search

0

Basket

 AWARD

CALLICARPA bodinieri var giraldii 'Profusion'

Commonly known as Beauty berry, French mulberry

Lilac flowers followed by violet fruits borne in profusion in autumn
Further Reading....

  • Deciduous - elliptic, tapered dark-green leaves, bronze when young, to 18cm (7in) long.
  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet - lilac
  • Height - 3m (10ft)
  • Spread - 2.5m (8ft)
  • Tall Shrub - bushy, upright shrub. Produces small flowers in cymes to 3.5cm (1½in) across from the leaf axils.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Berries - These plants have berries.
  • Good to know - wildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects.
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - western and central China.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
  • Bird friendly
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Callicarpa - Growing Guide
3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2.5m (8ft)
 

Useful extras...

Share this page

Twitter Facebook Digg
Visit the Caerhays Castle website
Order the 2019 Burncoose Catalogue
Payment methods accepted
watch us on you tube
Visit Burncoose House - Holiday Accommodation
Burncoose Nurseries: Gwennap, Redruth, Cornwall TR16 6BJ
Telephone: +44 (0) 1209 860316 Fax: +44 (0) 1209 860011 Email: info@burncoose.co.uk
© Burncoose Nurseries 1997 - 2019      Website by Forgecom
All plant pictures are copyright © Burncoose Nurseries unless otherwise stated.
No rights are given to download any of our pictures and use them (for personal or professional use) without our consent.