Beautyberry (Callicarpa americana) 北美紫珠
This hardy shrub is value with its ripen purple berries from mid summer throughout all winter. Very hardy and easy to grow. It prefers in full sun to partial shade location. Small pale pink or white flowers in spring and its fruit ripe to turn bright purple, very pretty! Flowers attract bees and butterflies. Mature size:4′-6′(H) and (W). USDA Zones:6-10. Propagate by seeds or soft wood cuttings. Birds and deer love its berries but plant is toxic if ingested by human! (Plant can be used as insect repellents.)
此為強健的落葉灌木,種植以它的紫色成熟果實為其秋冬觀果及賞鳥價值. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處. 春開白色小花夏末果實成熟轉成紫色. 花吸引蜂蝶. 果實吸引鳥類與鹿. 但對人有毒不可食用!（植株可提煉用來製作驅蟲劑.) 用種子或新枝扦插來繁殖. 成熟植株高及寬幅皆為4-6呎.