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Callicarpa dichotoma 'Albifructus' /White Beautyberry

Callicarpa dichotoma 'Albifructus'   / Callicarpa dichotoma 'Albifructus'
White species with long, cascading stems of white berries
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White species with long, cascading stems of white berries

Tight clusters of berries along slender stems

Close-up of berry clusters and foliage

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Scientific Name: Callicarpa dichotoma 'Albifructus'
Common Name: White Beautyberry
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Summer, Fall
Fruit color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants for Xeriscapes
Plants that Attract Birds
Shrubs, Fruiting
Comments: Graceful draping stems with heavy fruit set. Birds and other wildlife eat the fruit. It makes a good plant for the xeriscape garden. Expecially well adapted for the edges of plantings where cascading branches are needed. Will tolerate a reasonable amount of shade and still set a good amount of berries.