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Callicarpa bodinieri 'Profusion'
Callicarpa can be evergreen or deciduous shrubs, with simple, opposite leaves and tiny white pink or purle flowers in axillary clusters, followed by small, usually colourful fruits. Several shrubs grown together ensures pollination for successful fruiting
'Profusion' is a medium-sized deciduous shrub of upright habit, to 3m in height. Leaves 5-12cm in length, lanceolate, purplish when young, turning rosy-pink in autumn. Flowers small, lilac; berries 4mm, violet-purple, in compact clusters
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or East-facing or North-facing or West-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in fertile well-drained soil in sun or partial shade
Propagate by softwood cuttings or semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Cut Flowers Low Maintenance
Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Pruning Group 2
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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