Common Name: Vitex
Scientific Name: Vitex rotundifolia
Plant Family: Lamiaceae
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Water Demand: Moderate-High
Vitex rotundifolia, commonly called beach vitex or round-leaf vitex, is a prostrate-sprawling woody shrub that grows to 1-2′ tall with an indefinite spread to 10-15′ or more. It is adorned with broad-oblong leaves that are blue green above and light greenish-white to silver-gray below with down present on both sides. It is very salt spray and drought tolerant.