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Callicarpa Pearl Glam® (Beautyberry)

Beautyberry Pearl Glam®, Pearl Glam® Beautyberry, Callicarpa x 'NCCX2' PP28312


Noted for its long season of interest, Callicarpa Pearl Glam® (Beautyberry) is a small, compact, deciduous shrub of upright habit adorned with dark purple foliage from spring to frost. In late summer, it bears small white flowers along the stems, which are attractive to bees and butterflies. They are abundantly followed by clusters of luminous violet-purple berries in fall, which persist after the leaves have fallen and stand out beautifully. Adding bold color to the landscape, this Beautyberry is easy to grow and perfect for mass planting, hedges, borders and containers.

  • Grows up to 4-5 ft. tall (120-150 cm) and 3-4 ft. wide (90-120 cm). Plant may experience some dieback each year in colder zones, but it will resprout from the ground and still flower and fruit that year.
  • A full sun lover, this plant is best grown in average, medium, well-drained soils. Fairly adaptable to different soil types but fertile soil with good drainage is preferred.
  • Easy to grow and low maintenance, this plant is affected by very few pests and diseases. It is also rarely bothered by deer
  • Mass in mixed shrub borders, foundation plantings. Perfect also as specimen plant or deciduous hedge or screen.
  • Prune, if desired, in early spring, and remove any dead wood at that point as well.

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Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 8
Heat Zones 5 – 8
Climate Zones 2, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Shrubs
Plant Family Callicarpa - Beautyberries
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 4' – 5' (120cm – 150cm)
Spread 3' – 4' (90cm – 120cm)
Spacing 30" – 40" (75cm – 100cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Fruit & Berries
Tolerance Deer
Attracts Birds, Butterflies
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Hedges and Screens, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 8
Heat Zones 5 – 8
Climate Zones 2, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Shrubs
Plant Family Callicarpa - Beautyberries
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 4' – 5' (120cm – 150cm)
Spread 3' – 4' (90cm – 120cm)
Spacing 30" – 40" (75cm – 100cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Fruit & Berries
Tolerance Deer
Attracts Birds, Butterflies
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Hedges and Screens, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage

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