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Shrubs - Vitex (Chaste)

Shrubs - Vitex (Chaste)

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The Vitex or the Chaste tree makes a nice large background shrub or can be pruned to a small multiple trunk shade tree.  It has a moderate growth habit to 20 feet tall with equal spread.  Growth rate and floral display related to moisture availability.  Flowers are violet blue plumes to 3 inches long from May to June.  During winter, it turns a golden yellow before going dormant.  Vitex needs summer heat for best flowering.  It is said that Vitex has a long history of medicinal value including discoveries of antioxidant and antidiabetic bioactive compounds. 

These flowers are beautiful and attract bees, lots of butterflies and hummingbirds around the nursery. 

Scientific name: Vitex agnus-castus

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