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Callicarpa japonica (Japanese beautyberry, murasaki shikibu)

¥1,300 (incl. tax)

A deciduous shrub of the Lamiaceae family.

Produces small pale pink flowers around June. Purple berries appear in autumn.

It is said that the plant’s Japanese name derives from Murasaki Shikibu, the 11th-12th century author of “The Tale of Genji,” as its neat, beautiful, purple berries are likened to her.

  • Easy to Grow★★★★★
  • Height at DeliveryAbout 25-30 cm
  • Scientific NameCallicarpa japonica
  • FamilyLamiaceae
  • Common NamesJapanese beautyberry, murasaki shikibu
  • Flower ColorPale pink
  • Flowering PeriodJune to July
  • Sun ExposureFull sun to full shade
  • WaterDaily and in abundance
When you purchase wildflowers, flower pots and moss are available as additional options.