Plants of the No.2 Sea Fort

Beautiful bluish purple flower of “Hamagou”

Vitex rotundifolia
Beach vitex

An evergreen small shrub that grows on sandy beaches. The flowering period is from July to September, and manybluish-purple flowers in the shape of Lamiaceae (lip shaped) bloom to the tipsof the branches. Its nuts are spherical shape, and sometimes used in Chinese medicine as an herbal medicine called” Mankeishi”.