Excellent flower in mid to late summer. Attractive to a variety of pollinators and pairs well with Buddleia and Zinnia in a medium space. Certainly can also stand alone in a large garden as a focal point.
Vitex is completely hardy in my Louisville, Kentucky garden, but I would describe it as a small tree, about 15 feet tall and wide. People always ask what it is... it's pretty spectacular in bloom, and reblooms a bit. It's in full sun and needs nothing more than a yearly trimming and limbing up to keep it somewhat under control.
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