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Summertime Blues™ Chaste Tree

Vitex x ‘Helen Froehlich’ PPAF

Pronunciation: VI-teks
SKU #43262
5-9

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OVERVIEW
Description Large lavender-purple flower spikes are held on black stems through most of the summer on this exciting new hybrid. This easy-care shrub has improved hardiness, sterile flowers, and a more manageable size, growing into a dense shrub. Performs well in cool and warmer regions alike, including the deep south. Drought tolerant to boot! Deciduous.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Easy Care, Waterwise, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Hedge
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Smoke Tree (Cotinus); Rose (Rosa); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Weigela (Weigela); Ninebark (Physocarpus)
CARE
Care 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- tolerates periodic drought. Apply a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in early spring. Prune to shape.

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in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.

We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.