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Vitex agnus-castus


Vitex agnus-castus Vitex agnus-castus

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Deciduous shrub grown for their beautifully aromatic grey-green foliage. The bush is covered in colourful spikes of lavender blue fragrant flowers through the summer and autumn. Will grow in sun or semi-shade. Prune after flowering to maintain it's shape. Hardy. Prefers well drained soil and a warm site.

 
Genus
Vitex
Species   agnus-castus
Cultivar  

Common name
Chaste bush

Family name
Verbenaceae
Place of origin
South Europe


DETAILS
Height
2 m
Width
2 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Deciduous

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types / Needs well drained soil

Moisture
Tolerates dry soils

Exposure
Frost hardy / Grows in sun or semi-shade / Must be sheltered from wind.


Shrubs

Category
Medium, height between 1.5 to 3 metres
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 3.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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