Lace-Leaf Vitex, Cut-Leaf Vitex

Vitex negundo 'Heterophylla'

Verbenaceae

Lace-Leaf Vitex, Cut-Leaf Vitex
Beautifully cut medium green deeply cut lacy foliage that is reminiscent of the delicately cut foliage of some Japanese Maples adorns this vigorous 'Chaste Tree'. 6-8" spikes of lavender-pink flowers that attract butterflies, hummingbirds, and bees are borne in summer. The Lace-Leaf Vitex is considered by many to be the most hardy of the Chaste Trees.

Grows To: 15-20'H x 15-25'W

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 6,7,8,9,10

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Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun

pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline, Alkaline

Salt Tolerance: Moderate soil and aerosol salt tolerance

Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered

Native To / Origin: E Africa, E Asia

This plant may be toxic to humans and/or animals, click here for details

Please be advised that humans and/or animals may have allergic reactions if part(s) of this plant are consumed or by coming into contact with sap from bruised or broken plant parts: May cause dermatitis in rare cases

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Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml

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