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Vitex trifolia Variegata, Variegated Arabian Lilac

Vitex trifolia Variegata

Variegated Arabian Lilac
Family: Lamiaceae   (Formerly:Verbenaceae)
Origin: East Africa
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunModerate waterBlue/lavender/purple flowersEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

A medium size, fast growing bush with woody stems and dense soft foliage that can be either variegated or has a sharp white trim around the leaf. Pretty blue flowers from spring to fall. Can be used as a hedge or a specimen plant. Attracts lots of butterflies and bees.

See Vitex trifolia Purpurea.


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