Vitex rotundifolia
BEACH VITEX
Lamiaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 10-12

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, sand, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, first line salt wind
0.6m
Plant habit
 
2.5m

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Origins: Australia, QLD, WA, NT, Indian Ocean Islands, China-Korea-Taiwan, Japan, Tropical Asia, Pacific Islands

Other Botanical Names: Vitex ovata, Vitex ovata var. subtrisecta, Vitex trifolia var. ovata, Vitex trifolia var. simplicifolia, Vitex trifolia var. unifoliolata

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Vitex rotundifolia
BEACH VITEX
Lamiaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 10-12

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, sand, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, first line salt wind
0.6m
Plant habit
 
2.5m

FEATURES

Flowers: blue or purple

Flowering Time: late summer to early autumn

Leaves: aromatic; grey-green underneath; crossed leaf arrangement


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, coastal & bush designs

Uses: mass planting, groundcovers, soil binding

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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