Plump & Plentiful™ Purple Giant Beautyberry

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Lavish Plump & Plentiful Purple Giant Beautyberry

  • Large Clusters of Pink, Nectar Rich Flowers
  • Help Beneficial Pollinators
  • Full and Lush Berry Display in Fall
  • Improved Cultivar of Native Shrub
  • Many More Grape-Colored Berries Than Other Varieties
  • Clusters of Purple Berries Feed Songbirds
  • Excellent Fall Decorations
  • Purple Fruits are Great in Flower Arrangements
  • Dry Them for Indoor Displays
  • Leave on the Shrub for Winter Interest
  • Narrow, Compact Profile
  • Can Be Grown Across Most of United States
  • Low Maintenance
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Deer Don't Prefer the Taste

Whether you are designing a brand new entertainment area in an unused corner of your yard, or are enhancing existing are in luck! We're so excited to offer this compact shrub that offers a prodigious display of bright purple berries.

Supports beneficial pollinators with the plentiful pink blooms of Plump & Plentiful Purple Giant Beautyberry (Callicarpa 'Kolmapurgi') growing together in massive clusters all along the dark stems. They provide a wonderful nectar resource.

This special variety offers so many more flowers than others. And while the blooms are small...each one morphs into incredible bold purple berries in fall.

The sheer amount of berries is astonishing. Plump & Plentiful Purple Giant Beautyberry make a very ornamental presentation.

Cut branches to dry for indoor displays that last through winter. Or leave them in place outside as an annual gift for your local songbirds.

They'll make an outstanding addition to your mixed border. No need to worry about size...this compact plant is a great fit for small space gardens and balcony life.

You can even keep them in modern oversized outdoor containers for many years. As a bonus, they'll provide a welcome privacy screening all season-long!

Go ahead and appreciate all of its many attributes from the glossy green foliage and well-branched structure. Butterflies love the fluffy spring flowers, and you'll adore the enormously appealing electric purple berry display!

These improved cultivars create a big sensation. Plump & Plentiful Purple Giant Beautyberry is an excellent choice...whether you are a professional designer looking to "wow" your client, or an exacting property owner who craves color.

We work with florists from coast to coast, who rely on our commercial landscape-grade plant material as a healthy, strong start. They know growing their own material for wreaths and arrangements adds to their bottom line.

Follow their lead! Order Plump & Plentiful Purple Giant Beautyberry to create beautiful, homegrown decor from your own garden. Enjoy!

How to Use Plump & Plentiful Purple Giant Beautyberry in the Landscape

In a tiny space, use a single specimen to draw the eye of all your visitors. Grow in the ground, or as a "Thriller" in a chic container.

Once you see the berry display, you'll definitely want more than one! In a larger area, Purple Giant Beautyberry can be used as a floriferous informal hedge.

Plant them 30 inches apart on center and the plants will grow together and touch. They do well in full sun, but tolerate light shade.

Use them on the sunny side of mature trees. They perform very well as an understory plant with at least four hours of direct sunlight a day.

In a sunny area, let them shine in a background role for perennials and smaller shrubs. Let their showy berries take center stage in autumn!

Place them behind patio seating for an easy-breezy sense of privacy. Use a hedge, or create a massed planting with staggered rows two or three shrubs deep.

Use them near a garden gate to amplify the experience of entry. Or, create a garden moment with a short alle planted on either side of a woodland garden path.

Purple Giant Beautyberry is a must-have in a modern cutting garden. We offer so many plants that work well in a vase, including Hydrangeas. Roses and Red Twigged Dogwoods.

#ProPlantTips for Care

Give them at least four hours of sunshine and well-drained soil. Get the best flowering and fruiting with more sunshine, if you have it.

Add Nature Hills Root Booster to your order to gain support for the tiny feeder roots in their quest for water and micronutrients. Time-tested ingredients work in a symbiotic fashion over the entire life of your Beautyberry.

Provide a regular schedule of water keeps your plants healthy and happy. The soil should be moist, but not soaking wet.

Apply a three-inch layer of mulch over their root system. Please pull the mulch back away from touching the stems.

They bloom on new wood, so prune Plump & Plentiful Purple Giant Beautyberry in early spring. In Zone 5 and 6, trim the branches back down to twelve inches to produce well-fruited stems for cutting.

Plump & Plentiful Purple Giant Beautyberry makes a magnificent accent for your Fall Garden. Place your order today!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#6 Container Ranges from 5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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To obtain a more accurate shipment time-frame, simply enter your zip code in the “Find Your Growing Zone” box to the right. Our plants are grown all over the country and lead time on items may be different because of this. Once your order is placed, you will also receive the specific shipment time-frame information as part of your order confirmation. Once an item ships, you will receive shipment notification and tracking numbers, so you can follow along while your plant travels to your doorstep. We use FedEx, UPS, or USPS at our discretion.

Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.

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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 24.99
20 - 49.99 29.99
50 - 69.99 34.99
70 - 99.99 39.99
100 - 129.99 44.99
130 - 149.99 48.99
150 - 150+ Approx 28%

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Plump & Plentiful™ Purple Giant Beautyberry Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-9
Growing Zones 5-9
More Information
Brand Plants That Work
Botanical Name Callicarpa 'Kolmapurgi'
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 5 - 6 feet
Mature Spread 3 - 4 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Medium
Foliage Color Green
Fall Color Purple
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Fruiting Time Autumn
Pruning Time Late Winter
Fragrant No