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Updated: 09/24/2013 08:03:00AM

Native plant beautiful, hardy

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The native plant called the American beautyberry is hardy, with colorful lavender-pink flowers and showy vibrant purplish-blue berries. It's a great landscape addition.

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By its very name, the native plant called the American beautyberry is a splendor to behold. Hardy, with colorful lavender-pink flowers and showy vibrant purplish-blue berries, the beautyberry is a great landscape addition.

It is hard to think of a better Florida native shrub to plant. Growing 6 to 8 feet tall and up to 8 feet wide unpruned, this quick-growing plant has long, arching, almost weeping, branches covered with toothed, fuzzy, green leaves.

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