Fast growing hardy purple hedge plant, small tree, or flowering border shrub. The dark leaves are handsome all year round and the lilac flowers add a flourish in summer. Excellent coastal plant - doesn't mind salt, wind, wet soil or full sun.
Vitex trifolia Purpureapurple chaste tree, arabian lilac, coastal chaste tree
DESCRIPTION: Decorative small tree, shrub or hedge plant with purple leaves and lilac flowers appearing during the warmer months of the year. USE IN: Hedges, mixed borders, informal gardens. LOCATION: Plant in full sun in the garden. Tolerates drought but thrives in well watered conditions and subtropical climates. CARE: Water regularly during the first 8-12 weeks until the plant is established. Regular tip pruning will help promote dense foliage for hedging. Heavy annual pruning will encourage new growth for more flowers. HEIGHT & WIDTH: 4 m H x 3 m W. PLEASE NOTE: These plants are tube-stock plants, with the benefit of being a young plant they will establish quickly in your garden. The average size of your plants will be 15 -25 cm in height with a pot size of 42 mm wide and 80 mm high.