Callicarpa Dichotoma 'Issai'
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Issai Purple Beautyberry
Shrub provides emerald green leaves all throughout the growing season. The narrow leaves transform gold along with dark purple within autumn before falling. It features pink trumpet-shaped blossoms along with lavender overtones around the branches from early; to middle of summertime, which in turn are appealing on close examination.
It showcases an abundance of stunning violet berries from early; to late autumn. The uniform grayish bark is not significantly noteworthy.
Issai Purple Beautyberry (Callicarpa Dichotoma 'Issai') is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub having an upright spreading pattern. Its own standard appearance uniquely blends right into the landscaping, however may be offset by some finer or coarser trees or shrubs intended for a beneficial design.
This shrub like most would develop best with periodic maintenance, and is most suitably pruned within winter season while dormant, although it also accepts light pruning during the growing season. It possesses no serious negative characteristics.
Often recommended for landscaping applications in order of incorporating a single accent, mass planting or hedges, container planting or general garden use.
Issai Purple Beautyberry (Callicarpa Dichotoma 'Issai') will mature to become approximately 4 feet tall in maturity, holding a spread of 5 feet. It has the tendency to fill in directly to the ground and as a result does not essentially call for facer plants in front. It develops at a fast pace, and under ideal conditions may be anticipated to thrive for roughly 20 years.
This specific shrub performs best in full sunlight to partial shade. It has a preference to flourish within average to moist conditions, and also should not be permitted to dry out completely. It is not selective regarding soil type or even pH. It is extremely tolerant of city pollution and will certainly even thrive within central city environments.
A gorgeous shrub having purplish or pretty pink blossoms within beginning of summer season followed by remarkable gleaming lilac fruit, yielding heavily even when youthful.
Bushy habit of growth having arching branches. Optionally could be pruned back to the ground within early spring time given that it blossoms upon new wood
Sun Preference: Full direct sun light along with limited shade are ideal with regards to this particular plant
Mature Size: Flourishes to a height of 4' as well as a compass consisting of approximately 5' at maturity. Can conveniently be cared for and kept at any height/spread
Hardiness Zones: Issai Purple Beautyberry can be trusted to flourish in tolerance zones 5-8.
Tree/Shrub Type: This is an deciduous plant, commonly cultivated and planted for accent, mass planting or hedges, container planting or general garden use.
Growth Rate: Shrub thrives at a fast pace
Soil Preference: Not particular as to soil type, average to moist conditions