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Arabian Lilac

Vitex trifolia 'Purpurea' is a large deciduous shrub that grows to 6-8 feet tall and wide. Once established it requires minimal water and does well in full sun. The foliage is aromatic with a velvety texture and contrasting colors of green above and purple underneath. Photo by Laurel Woodley

Vitex trifolia 'Purpurea' has velvety purple leaves beneath.
Latin Name: 
Vitex trifolia 'Purpurea'
Family Name: 
Verbenaceae
Place of Origin: 
Australia to Asia
Bloom Time: 
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Garden Location: 
Garden of Senses