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Vitex agnus-castus

 
Vitex agnus-castus
Flowers give way to round fruit that separates into four seeds

Common name chaste tree
Family lamiaceae
Life cycle shrub (Z6-10)
Flowers blue (spring-summer)
Size 10-20'
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes drought-tolerant

Large shrub or small tree with aromatic foliage and spikes of light blue flowers. The flowers are produced on new wood, and attract many pollinator insects as well as hummingbirds. Ours, planted alongside our driveway, was included in our newly built home's landscaping package.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: houston front yard

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