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  • Brett Henry

    Vitex agnus-castus ‘Montrose Purple’ is a large deciduous shrub or small tree when limbed up with aromatic, palmately compound leaves. From early summer to frost the Texas Lilac is covered with 8-12″ long fragrant flower spikes. The flowers are a brilliant medium violet color and work very well for attracting bees, butterflies and hummingbirds into the garden.

  • Judy *

    PLANTanswers: Plant Answers > Texas Lilac Vitex * The Next Mega-Superstar Plant for Texas

  • Amy Noorda

    Vitex, Texas Lilac, or Chaste Tree Deciduous large shrub or small tree. Profuse lavender flowers, blooming heavily in the early summer, and then sporadically throughout the summer and fall. Vitex is heat, drought and pest tolerant. 'Montrose Purple,' 'LeCompte,' and 'Shoal Creek,' all considered Texas Superstars. Exposure: Full sun; partial sun Size: 10-15 feet tall, up to 15 feet wide

  • Kara Kriegshauser

    Purple Vitex - front yard planter

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