Vitex trifolia 'Purpurea'
Exceptional accent shrub or small tree for warm, dry climates. Distinctively colored leaves have showy purple undersides. Clusters of small purple blooms attract butterflies and an excellent nectar source for honeybees. Small black berries follow the flowers. Semi-evergreen to evergreen.
|Key feature:||Dramatic Foliage Color|
|Garden styles:||Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Cold hardiness zones:||9 - 11|
|Light needs:||Partial to full sun|
|Sunset climate zones:||4 - 24|
|Water Needs:||Once established, needs only occasional watering.|
|Average landscape size:||Fast growing to 10 to 15 ft. tall and wide.|
|Flower attribute:||Showy Flowers|
|Special features:||Attracts Butterflies, Dramatic Foliage Color, Waterwise, Year-round Interest|
|Landscape uses:||Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Seacoast Exposure, Specimen|
|Blooms:||Late summer and fall|
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