Vitex


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