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Vitex ‘Busy Bee’

Vitex agnus-castus = ‘JBG 19002’


Elegant small palmate foliage. Tidy well-branched habit. Attractive purple flowers.

Genus & Species: Vitex agnus-castus

Protection Status: PP 34,214

USDA Zone: Zone 5 (-20°F or -28°C).

Bloom: Attractive purple flowers, held in loose panicles. Set very few seeds giving a long flower period.

Bloom Time: Midsummer to Fall. Flowering on new growth.

Foliage: Deciduous foliage. Elegant small palmate leaves with 5-7 leaflets.

Habit: Tidy, well-branched habit. Grown as small shrub 6′ x 5′ in southern states or as herbaceous perennial 2′ x 2′ in colder areas.

Propagation: Cuttings. License required for propagation.

Culture: Fertile well-drained soil in full sun.

Uses: Perennial border, pollinator gardens, pots & containers.

PK Sheet
Patent Status: PP 34,214