Callicarpa bodinieri giraldii ‘Profusion’ (= C. bodinieri giraldii ‘Profusion’) (China)
Habit: Normal shrub, 2-(3) m tall, 2 m wide; twigs somewhat upright; medium to fast-growing.
Flowers: Inconspicuous, small purple clusters, July to August.
Fruits: Numerous, shiny purple to violet berries, September to October, one of the most beautiful shrubs for decorative fruit.
Leaves: Dull green, elongated to elliptical; yellowish to orange autumn colours from end of September.
Roots: Shallow, sensitive, cover with mulch in winter.
Demands: Sunny to shady, for warm, mild areas; somewhat sensitive to frost, regenerating after damage.
Soil: Well drained, sandy-humic or loamy, best on acidic to neutral soil, not growing well on heavy soil where it suffers more from frost.
Note: Plant several specimens together to increase fruit production.
Hardiness: Zone 6a