Callicarpa can be evergreen or deciduous shrubs, with simple, opposite leaves and tiny white pink or purple flowers in axillary clusters, followed by small, usually colourful fruits. Several shrubs grown together ensures pollination for successful fruiting.
'Profusion' is a medium-sized deciduous shrub of upright habit, to 3m in height. Leaves 5-12cm in length, lanceolate, purplish when young, turning rosy-pink in autumn. Flowers small, lilac; berries 4mm, violet-purple, in compact clusters.
Grow in fertile well-drained soil in sun or partial shade.