• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Large shrub or small tree; quickly reaches 12 ft. tall and as wide.
    Key Feature:
    Attractive Multi-Trunk Tree
    Blooms:
    Summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:VI-teks AG-nus KAYS-tus
    Plant type:Tree
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Large shrub or small tree; quickly reaches 12 ft. tall and as wide.
    Foliage color:Gray-green
    Blooms:Summer
    Flower color:Purple
    Garden styleMediterranean, Rustic
    Companion PlantsSmoke Tree (Cotinus); Rose (Rosa); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Weigela (Weigela); Ninebark (Physocarpus)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide a site with loose, well-drained soil. Water deeply and regularly during first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Apply a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in early spring. Prune only as needed to shape.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.