- SKU: 67678
- For each offer ordered, get 1 potted plant
- Zones: 6-8
- Height: 3 - 4 feet.
- Light Required: Full sun to partial shade.
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- Unit of Measure1 potted plant
- FormDeciduous woody shrub.
- LightFull sun to partial shade.
- Height3 - 4 feet.
- Spread3- 4 feet.
- Spacing3 - 4 feet.
- FoliageOvate to elliptic, tapered , medium green leaves reach up to 4 inches long.
- Flower FormSmall blooms in auxillary cymes. Not very noticable.
- ColorPink blossoms.
- BloomsEarly to mid Summer.
- FruitSmall, purple, shiny berries.
- Soil RequirementsFertile, well-drained soil.
- Growth RateModerate to fast growth rate.
- PruningCan be cut back near to the ground in late Winter to renew growth in Spring. Prune late Winter to early Spring.
- CommentsGrown primarily for the outstanding colorful berries it produces in late Summer to Fall. An upright growing shrub perfect for a spot where you can watch the songbirds stopping by to enjoy the beautiful berries. After leaves Fall in Autumn, the slender stems are loaded with purple berries at each axil, are even more showy. Cut a few stems to add excellent color to a cut flower arrangement. Unable to ship to: AE, AK, GU, HI, PR.
- Botanical NameCalicarpa dichotoma; Verbenaceae, Verbena Family
- HeaderBirds Flock to Attractive Berries
- DepthFull sun in the North, but dappled shade in the South.
Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.
Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.
|2018 Fall Shipping Schedule|
|ZONE||Blueberries||All Other Fruits||Perennials,
Bulbs & Flowers
|Trees & Shrubs||Encapsulated
|1A-4B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|5A||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|5B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|6A & 6B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|7A & 7B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/13||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|8A & 8B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/13||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|9A-10B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/13||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|All Grow Zones: Oct 29, 2018|
Additional Shipping Notes:
The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.
Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.
In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.
Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.