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Colour  Purple/Lavender
Date  July 06, 2013
Details  One of the finest of ornamental berry plants is this neat, medium-sized shrub from China. With long, narrow leaves that turn deep rose-purple in autumn, it bears in summer clusters of numerous small, lilac flowers. These are followed by the berries - a mass of small coloured beads in shades of lilac, violet and rich purple that persist way into winter. Hardy throughout the British Isles.
Family  Verbenaceae
Flowers  June, July, August
Botanical name  Callicarpa bodinieri var. giraldii