Beauty Berry

 
FAMILY - Verbenaceae
CULTURE - Part shade to full sun.
FLOWER - Small, pink; borne to late summer.
FOLIAGE - Leaves opposite, up to 3 inches long.
FORM - Rounded, with arching branches.
FRUIT - Berry-like, pink-purple fruits maturing in fall.
GROWTH RATE - Rapid
HARDINESS - Grown throughout the state; may be treated as an herbaceous perennial in the colder climates.
MOISTURE - Medium
PRUNING - Remove weak stems in late winter; may prune to the ground to encourage new, vigorous growth in spring.
SIZE - Up to 4 feet in height; spreads to 5 feet.
SOIL - Acid to alkaline, well-drained.
TEXTURE - Medium
USE - Mass plantings, borders; space 3 feet apart.
VARIETIES - "Albifructus" - white-fruited form.