Beauty Berry

Calicarpa americana

Family: Lamiaceae

Native Range: Southern U.S. to South Florida, Cuba, Bermuda, Mexico

Description: Woody shrub to 6ft. Deciduous in north

Fruiting season: Late Summer to late Fall; Berries in Fall and Winter

Exposure: Sun to full shade

Moisture: Moist to dry

Highly Salt Tolerant

USDA Hardiness Zone: 8-11

Nectar for butterflies; Berries for birds