Beautyberry Shrubs

My Friend Had a Huge Bush With Leaves That Were Green and Purple Underneath


LyndaJ added on May 4, 2013 | Answered

My friend had a large bush with leaves that were green on top and purple underneath with small berries. She called it a “Beauty Bush” but I can’t find it in books. She has passed on and I would like to find one. The new owners of her house dug it up. It did not die down in winter. Any ideas of the real name?


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Nikki
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Answered on May 6, 2013

I think you may be looking for the beautyberry shrub Kolkwitzia amabilis.

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LyndaJ
Answered on May 4, 2013

My friend had a large bush with leaves that were green on top and purple underneath with small berries. She called it a "Beauty Bush" but i can't find it in books. She has passed on and I would like to find one. The new owners of her house dug it up. It did not die down in winter, Any ideas of the real name?

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AnnsGreeneHaus
Answered on May 4, 2013

Please expand the question.

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