I don’t think so….
I’m originally from New Jersey. So, when we moved south and I saw this very weird beautiful plant/bush I had no clue.
I had absolutely NO CLUE what the heck it is.
So I had to do some investigative work and some friends to help me out. (they live down south)
they told me it was a
I can see why. It’s absolutely mesmerizing to look at. The Purple color is so shocking it would brighten any body’s day.
This is the information I found out about this gorgeous bush:
1. It goes by a lot of different names American, French Mulberry, Bunchberry, Sourbush or Purple Beauty-Berry.
**The one pictured above is the American Beauty Berry.**
2. The roots, leaves and branches were used by the American Native tribes for various medicinal purposes such as fevers, rheumatism, discentery, dizziness, stomachaches and even for colic.
3. Zones 7-10 6 if protected
I got this information from the USDA click here for the PDF link.
OKAY, think I’ve said enough for one night. I just LOVE this plant/bush and can’t wait to plant one one day!
Happy Planting! 🙂