This spectacular Japanese selection, Issai Beautyberry features early flowering and a striking display of abundant, bright violet berries. It’s attractive, slender, arching branches and compact growth habit make this an ideal shrub for almost any landscape.
Latin Name: Callicarpa dichotoma
Site and Soil: Issai Beautyberry like 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Hardiness: Issai is hardy to minus 20° F.
Size at Maturity: 3-4 ft. in height.
Bloom Time: Summer
Pests & Diseases: Beautyberries are not bothered by pests or diseases.
USDA Zone: 5
Sunset Western Zone: 2b-9, 14-24
Sunset Northeast Zone: 31, 32, 34-41