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Beautyberry

Callicarpa americana

This unusual shrub is native from southwestern Maryland to North Carolina, Arkansas, and south to Mexico. While Jefferson resided in Paris during the 1780s, his close friend Madame de Tess

Growth Type: 
Woody Shrub
Color(s): 
Purple, Pink
Hardiness Zones: 
Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7
Location at Monticello: 
East Lawn
Planting Conditions: 
Full sun
Blooming History: 
2001 Sep 6 to 2001 Dec 312002 Jul 23 to 2002 Aug 162003 Jul 17 to 2003 Aug 222004 Jul 29 to 2004 Aug 272005 Jul 8 to 2005 Nov 222006 Jul 11 to 2006 Dec 12007 Jun 25 to 2007 Aug 162009 Jul 10 to 2009 Nov 152012 Jun 22 to 2012 Nov 222014 Jul 30 to 2014 Sep 12
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