Chaste Tree – Vitex

Chaste Tree Vitex in bloom

 

Name: Chaste Tree – Vitex
Height: 10-15′
Width/Spread: 10-15′
Light: Sun/Partial Shade
Evergreen/Deciduous: D
Seasonal Interest: Spring, Summer, Fall
Color/Feature: Blue-purple, white, pink-purple, terminal and axillary spikes, late spring or early summer peak and then sporadically until fall.
EarthKindTM: 10
Maintenance: All dead wood and lower limbs may be removed from the shrubs in wintertime.
Botanical Name

& Comments:

Vitex agnus-castus
Vitex attracts butterflies and other insects.

 

Learn about other waterwise large shrubs and small trees for Lubbock County, compiled by Lubbock Master Gardener Association.

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