Purple Beautyberry

Callicarpa dichotoma

  • Purple Beautyberry
  • Purple Beautyberry
  • Purple Beautyberry
  • Purple Beautyberry
  • Purple Beautyberry
  • Purple Beautyberry
  • Purple Beautyberry
  • Purple Beautyberry
  • Purple Beautyberry
  • Purple Beautyberry
  • Purple Beautyberry
  • Purple Beautyberry
  • Purple Beautyberry
  • Purple Beautyberry
  • Flower name
    Purple Beautyberry
  • Scientific name
    Callicarpa dichotoma
  • Aliasコシキブ, 小紫, 小式部, Purple Beautyberry, Early Amethyst
  • Place of originJapan, Taiwan, Viet Nam, China
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August

What is Purple Beautyberry

Purple Beautyberry , Early Amethyst, or Komurasaki, scientific name:Callicarpa dichotoma , is native to Japan, Taiwan, Viet Nam, China, and a deciduous shrub of the Department Lamiaceae ,of the genus Callicarpa. Small round purple fruits give many branches to fall to purple flowers bloom in early summer. Fruit colored towards the ends of the branches stem from seems to be a favorite of birds. Green leaves on half serrated, with opposite leaves. Freyer's Purple Emperor-like flowers in the same Department of Japanese beautyberry (scientific name: Callicarpa japonica, and commonly Murasaki Shikibu). There are usually seen in the home garden, is called the Japanese beautyberry, actually.they are, Purple Beautyberry.

Common name: Purple Beautyberry , Early Amethyst , or Komurasaki, scientific name: Callicarpa dichotoma, Another name : Early Amethyst , or Komurasaki, , origin: Japan , Taiwan, Viet Nam, China, height: 200-300 cm, flower diameter:0.5cm, flowering period: June-August, fruiting period: September-December, flower color: mauve, fruit color: purple, fruit diameter:0.35cm.


  • Eye
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Lamiaceae
  • Genus
    Callicarpa
  • Species
    C. dichotoma
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    Tubular
  • Leaf type
    Oval
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeDeciduous shrub
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height200.0 ~ 300.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.4 ~ 0.6 cm

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