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Chaste tree

Chaste tree is a drought-tolerant shrub with elegant divided compound leaves and fragrant lilac, blue, or white flowers borne in long panicles in late summer to autumn. Gardeners in Zone 5 can treat it like a perennial because it dies to the ground each winter but resprouts from the roots.

Name: Vitex agnus-castus

Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil

Size: 6-25 feet tall and wide

Zones: 6-9

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