General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 4 to 10 feet
Plant Spread: 4 to 8 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Other: Palmate, grayish-green
Fruit: Showy
Other: Small round to oval drupes maturing to purplish-black
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Blue
White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Pollinators: Various insects
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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Common names
  • Chastetree
  • Chinese Chaste Tree
  • Huang Ping
  • Five-Leaved Chaste Tree
  • Horseshoe Vitex

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