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Chaste Tree Vitex sp.

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Chaste Tree, Vitex sp. with Great Purple Hairstreak (Atlides halesus) drinking nectar

Chaste TreeVitex sp. with a Great Purple Hairstreak drinking nectar

Botanical Name: Vitex sp.

Common Names: Chaste Tree

Flower - Bloom color: Lavender, purple

Plant type: Tree

Zone: 5 - 11, depending upon species

Light: Full sun for best bloom

Size: Up to 20'

Water: Average

Soil: Average

Propagation: Cuttings, seed