Common Name: Vitex
Botanical Name: Vitex agnus-castus
Description: Vitex is noteworthy for its showy, summer display (late springtime in the deep South) of fragrant, upwardly-pointing, terminal panicles of white or lavender blooms which are quite attractive to butterflies and bees. The tree is often planted where honey is marketed to promote excellent honey production. The trunk is gray and blocky and somewhat ornamental.
Size: 10' - 15' H x 15' - 20' W
Sun/Water: Full Sun, Water regularly until established
Zones: 6 - 9