Common name: Chaste Tree
Origin: Central Asia
Height at maturity: 1 to 2 meters
Plant type: flowering shrub
Flowering: late summer and fall
Flower color: blue – purple
Soil type: draining, all soils
Use: in the garden, isolated, hedge
Diseases and Pests:-
Storage of seeds: 2 years in a dry place away from light at 3/4°C (refrigerator)
The chaste tree is a superb flowering shrub with elegant foliage and a widely flared habit.
It measures at maturity between 1 and 2 meters high and is ideal for including it in a shrubby hedge or in a bed. From summer until autumn, it produces a spectacular flowering of purplish flowers with peppery scents. The flowers are melliferous and resemble those of the buddleia.
This shrub likes all soils as long as they are draining and it resists drought very well.
The chaste tree does not have any diseases or insects that are harmful to it.
Due to its flourishing aspect and its resistance in all conditions, it is an ideal subject for your garden.