Common Name: Chaste Tree
Scientific Name: Vitex agnus-castus
Origin: Chaste Tree is native to the Mediterranean and Asia
Bloom time: Summer
The plant gets its name from the belief that it is an anaphrodisiac (decreases libido). This aromatic shrub of the mint family is produces masses of showy flower spikes that attract butterflies and other pollinators. In warmer climates, it can be trained to grow as a small, single-trunk tree or a large shrub.