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Vitex aka Lavender Tree, Chaste

Vitex agnus-cstus

 

 

Fast growing small ornamental tree is sometimes called Chaste tree or Texas Lavender. Usually multi-trunked.

Spikes of lavender blue flowers appear in early summer and fall. Leaves are aromatic. Pink and white varieties are sometimes available. "Montrose Purple",  "LeCompte", and "Shoal Creek", are Texas Superstar plants. Deciduous.

Type: Deciduous

Average size in the landscape: ALS-20'T x 15'W

Average height: 16-20'

 

Color: Lavender-Blue

Bloom Time: Early Summer and Fall

Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Water Usage: Medium