Arabian Lilac (Vitex trifolia 'Purpurea')

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Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8b -9.4 °C (15 °F) to -6.7 °C (20 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 12 to 14 feet
Plant Spread: 10 to 15 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Fruit: Showy
Other: Small round berries, pale yellow and darkening with maturity
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Late fall or early winter
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Beach Front
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Location: Jacksonville, TXDate: 2014-09-23
By dave
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