Vitex agnus-castus

Chaste Tree

Deciduous Shrub

Summertime blooms of chaste tree (Vitex agnus-castus), a tough shrub for a dry spot.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Full Sun, Afternoon Sun, Reflected Heat


Size: 72 - 96 tall x 72 - 96 wide
Shape / Form: Rounded, Vase
Foliage Texture: Medium

Features: Attracts Bees, Attracts Birds, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Fragrant

Foliage Color: Green, Silver / Gray

Flower Color: Lavender / Lilac
Bloom Season: Summer, Jul, Aug
Flower Shape: Spike /Spire

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Hell Strip, Mixed Border
Special Situations: Low Water / No Water
Wildlife: Bees, Birds, Butterflies

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Summer, Fall
Position / Role: canopy, mid-plane filler

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium

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