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Vitex agnus-castus 'SMVACBD' PP26614 Plant propagation prohibited

BLUE DIDDLEY® CHASTE TREE

Breeder
Buy Blue Diddley® Chaste Tree online. Blue Diddley® Chaste Tree is a dwarf chaste tree, which makes it perfect for uses in small spaces. Lavender-blue flower spikes bloom in mid-summer.

Height:

3-6 Feet

Spread:

5-7 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Brand*
  • Proven Winners
  • Oklahoma Proven
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - Moderate Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Blue
Flower Type*
  • Fragrant
Growth Habit*
  • Compact Growing
  • Dwarf/Small Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Gray
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
  • Gray
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Birds
  • Attracts Bees
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Average
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Low Water Use
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Well-Drained
  • Prefers Dry Soils
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Summer
  • Summer Flowering
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Mass Planting
  • Cut Flowers
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Under Power Lines
  • Rock Gardens
  • Border Plant
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Vitex is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

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