Parent: Vitex agnus-castus
Category: Shrub - Deciduous
Zones: 6 to 9
Size: 10 to 15' tall and wide
Growth Rate: Fast
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun
Shrub to small tree. Aromatic foliage, compound, grey-green with 5 to 7 leaflets. Fragrant lilac flowers in panicles in summer. Attracts bees and butterflies. Well-drained soil.
Goodness Grows introduction in 1983, selected for its cold hardiness, larger flower panicles and deeper color.
I purchased a 3-gallon pot at McCorkles in June 2013 and planted it in the Golf Course Hedge. It was much too close to the Willow so in spring 2014 I moved it to the Wild Or Wacky garden.