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kez001uk

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Callicarpa bodinieri var giraldii 'Profusion' syn. Callicarpa bodinieri 'Profusion'

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kez001uk

💜 #callicarpa #beautyberry #beautyberry-profusion

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gjones

You knew I'd love this photo - it's totally loaded this year!

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hkyfvr

Wow. Love those purple berries 💜💜😊

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kez001uk

@gjones I always think of you when I see berries 😛 not quite sure why it’s so berry-heavy this year but this and the white one are looking great 💜🤍

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kez001uk

@hkyfvr they’re gorgeous aren’t they 💜 now it’s a bigger plant the berries are much more impressive 😍

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hkyfvr

They are wonderful. Good colour for Halloween 💜💜🎃🎃

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kez001uk

@hkyfvr oh yes! Might have to add some fake cobwebs for added effect 😛🕸

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hkyfvr

I like that idea. It is almost Halloween and no one here is sure whether it is safer just to stay home this year. Hard for the kids. 🤷‍♀️🎃🎃

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kez001uk

@hkyfvr Halloween is becoming a big deal over here now so it’s going to be difficult to stop kids trick or treating. Is it as celebrated in Canada as it is in USA?

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hkyfvr

Yes it seems to have become more of a big thing these last few years. Lots of decorations everywhere. Quite a few families are doing scavenger hunts instead of going out. I am sure lots will still go out. I have enough for 100 or more kids. Don’t want to be left with too much. I will end up eating it. 🤣

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kez001uk

@hkyfvr scavenger hunts is a great idea! Minimises the numbers of kids in a group too. Not many places left in England that aren’t in a lockdown so it’ll be very quiet this year. 100??? 😜 half for the kids, half for the house 😉😋

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hkyfvr

I like the way you think. 🤣😊

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kez001uk

💜💜💜 #callicarpa #beautyberry #beautyberry-profusion

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pelly

Beautiful, mine is looking a bit better now thank goodness 💜💜💜

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jendren

Is that in a tub? I had to move mine and it’s not happy. Maybe a tub is the answer! 💜💜

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yogi2

Love it.

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cyndi

You gonna make a jelly/jam?

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cyndi

Love beauty berry

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violetenergy

I look forward to mine every #fall. #birdsloveit too.

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kez001uk

@aprilll thank you April 😀

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kez001uk

@pelly thanks Jane 😃 glad yours has improved 😛 did you move it or it’s just pulled its socks up?

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kez001uk

@jendren it is in a big pot and seems to do well, especially since it was moved into a full sun position. Could be worth a try 😋

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kez001uk

@yogi2 thanks Kelsey 😄

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kez001uk

@cyndi they’re almost as pretty as porcelain berry berries 😍 I wouldn’t mind trying, might be a better use of the berries since the birds avoid them like the plague 😆

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kez001uk

#callicarpa #beautyberry #beautyberry-profusion

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pelly

I've got buds, just waiting for them to pop 💜💜💜

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jeatacake

Beauty flowers too 👍💜

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kez001uk

@pelly most of mine are at the bud stage still. Just noticed a few have started to open 💜

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kez001uk

@jeatacake I like that 😛 they are adorable little things 💜

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kez001uk

#callicarpa #beautyberry #beautyberry-profusion

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jeatacake

Wow, so many! 💜

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kez001uk

@jeatacake it’s done great this winter! Just wish the birds would eat them but they’ve not bothered at all 😐

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jeatacake

They may not like the taste. I think they tend to leave their least favourite food sources till last, when there's not much else around. Bonus for you though!

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kez001uk

@jeatacake I don’t get the feeling they’d taste too good 😂 but you’re right, I get to enjoy the colour for longer 💜

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awomanonabike

Ooh! Look at all those berries 💜

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kez001uk

@awomanonabike they’re the most amazing colour aren’t they 💜

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awomanonabike

Fabulous. It’s one of my favourites. So eye catching!

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kez001uk

@awomanonabike even when it’s flowering it’s gorgeous. I think that gets overlooked because of these magnificent berries 😍

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gjones

They're so pretty. Kerry do you think they'd grow from seed?🤔 You know why I'm asking😂😂

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kez001uk

@gjones I just looked and it’s apparently easy to grow from the berries. I’ll make sure to pack you a handful 😉😉 https://homeguides.sfgate.com/collect-seeds-purple-beautyberry-98636.html

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gjones

Kerry am I becoming a pest? I hope not and really would like to try a few if you don't mind. Thanks so much😚😚

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kez001uk

@gjones you’re never a pest! I’m happy to send whatever I can, and if you can grow them from seed them may be a little more adjusted to your climate too 😁 you’re more than welcome 😘

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gjones

I just read the link, sounds like they should be quite easy to grow from seed.😊

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kez001uk

@gjones I thought they’d be hard work but I’m going to give it a go too after reading that website 😁 everyone will be getting beautyberry plants next Christmas 🤣

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gjones

Thanks so much Kerry.😊😚

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gjones

That would be a great gift!

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gjones

I love those purple berries!😍😍

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kez001uk

@gjones they don’t look real do they 😜 such a brilliant colour 💜

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gjones

I planted one this year but I think it died during our summer drought. I left it be just incase the roots are still alive.

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alan1111

When I look at this it doesn't look real but I know it is 😍

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Such lovely purple pearls...💜😘

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kez001uk

@gjones oh no 😦 I hope it hasn’t died 🙏🏻

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kez001uk

@alan1111 they look like painted berries don’t they 😛 I just looked back at a photo from last year and there’s sooo many more berries this year 💜

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kez001uk

@wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom thanks Elaine 😀 they look like little jewels 💜

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alan1111

And next year you'll have so much more. Definitely something to look forward to

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kez001uk

@alan1111 I do hope so 😁

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gjones

Me too!

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anges

Mine hasn't got many berries on it this time. Think I need to move it to a sunnier spot. Is yours in full sun? 💜💜💜

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lovemygarden65

Beautiful 💜💗💜

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alan1111

So metallic looking

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lovemygarden65

Tesco has them in at the moment for £10 if anyone is looking for one 💜

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jeatacake

Very aptly named 💜

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ShelleySnyder

💜💜💜💘😍

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gjones

I love these💜💜💜💜

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bluefox23

Is it really a year since I last saw these on GT! 😱 love the berries though! 💜

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newbud

They look pretty, but can you eat these? I've never seen them before.

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kez001uk

@scaryskates they’re great looking things aren’t they 😛 I look forward to seeing what is in store for yours 😉😂🤣

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kez001uk

@lovemygarden65 thank you Marilyn 😀

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kez001uk

@alan1111 they don’t look real do they 😜💜

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kez001uk

@jeatacake isn’t it just 😍

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gjones

Love these! I planted a little seedling but have no idea if it'll survive winter!

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anges

I'll have to check on mine, hope it's not died 💜🙄

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

I’m always gonna get one of these and never do.....

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kez001uk

@gjones I hope it does 🤞🏻 thought they’d only be interesting for the berries but the flowers were so adorable 💜

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kez001uk

@anges I hope it hasn’t either 😨 they look so good through the dull winter months 🤩

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kez001uk

@wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom this is the year 😉😉

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gjones

Love these!

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jeatacake

I forgot you had one of these. Looking good 👍

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kez001uk

@gjones me too now the berries are turning 💜 covered in them this year 😁

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kez001uk

@jeatacake thanks Jeff 😀 its a long wait for the good part to happen though 😜

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jeatacake

Worth it though 👍

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kez001uk

@jeatacake oh yes 💜💜💜

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kez001uk

Berries and scorched leaves 🙈

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ublaszko

My poor acer looks like this 😕

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kez001uk

@ublaszko from the heat? My acer has no leaves at all since the warm winds crisped it up like bacon 🤣

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columbiariver

Too hot for some 😢

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ublaszko

Oh no! 😫😭 I hope your acer recovers. Mine got scorched because the soil dried out and I missed it when I was watering the garden. Some of the leaves are ok though.

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kez001uk

@columbiariver most definitely was! My new hydrangeas suffered too. But could have been worse 😜

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kez001uk

@ublaszko sounds like yours will be ok 😁 hoping for the same 🍁🤞🏻

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ublaszko

👍👍

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gjones

That's beautiful Kerry!💖💜💖💞

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kez001uk

@gjones I thought the only interest would be the berries but the whole thing is just covered in tiny flowers. It’s adorable 💜

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ShelleySnyder

Very very cool!💘😍

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kez001uk

@ShelleySnyder thanks Shelley 😁 was a nice surprise since I’d not seen one flowering before

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kez001uk

@auricula thanks Elise ☺️ if the flowers are anything to go by then the berries are going to be out in force 😛 I hope yours flowers soon, they’re really lovely and bees feast on them constantly!

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kez001uk

@auricula I’m embarrassed to say I didn’t even know they had flowers 😳 but it’s loaded with them. Hoping it means plenty more purple berries this year 😁 and hope yours improves with age ☺️

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gauravsh6

Absolutely Lovely. Are they edible

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gjones

They really are beautiful berries!

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terrimclaughlin

I love those I saw them the first time on GT!!! I’d do alittle research before popping one in my mouth. It’d b cool if you could dry them somehow to throw in potpourri or something their sooo pretty 🤗😊💕

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kez001uk

@gauravsh6 thank you 😀 they are edible but they’re too pretty to eat 😂

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kez001uk

@gjones they’re the most gorgeous colour 💜

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kez001uk

@terrimclaughlin me too! It was @cyndi that posted photos a while back and fell in love with the colour. Just by chance I saw one at the garden centre today so snapped it up 😛 they’d look gorgeous dried, I wonder if they’d keep the colour 🤔

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terrimclaughlin

I would think so maybe hair spray but very lightly. Not for sure or stick a couple in the freezer. Maybe try utube or you could if they stay hard and with color put some on ur Xmas tree or around a candle. Cool plant👍🏻👍🏻😊💕

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kez001uk

@terrimclaughlin good suggestions! I’ll take a look online 😊 they’d look gorgeous in a flower arrangement 💜

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brightcolours

#callicarpa

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pelly

I got this earlier in the year, the berries are such an amazing colour 💜💜

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angiecrazycatlady

That's beautiful 😍

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bluefox23

They look so metallic! 💜

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