Beautyberry

Callicarpa americana

[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: 7 - 10 Location at Monticello: East Lawn Planting Conditions: Full sun Map it: 38.010628,-78.452342

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Blooming Dates 2001: Sep 6 – Dec 312002: Jul 23 – Aug 162003: Jul 17 – Aug 222004: Jul 29 – Aug 272005: Jul 8 – Nov 222006: Jul 11 – Dec 12007: Jun 25 – Aug 162009: Jul 10 – Nov 152012: Jun 22 – Nov 222014: Jul 30 – Sep 12