CLERODENDRUM bungei

Commonly known as Glory flower

Rosy-red scented flowers and attractive mottled bark. Likely to sucker abundantly.
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    dark-green leaves to 20cm (8in) long, tinted purple when young.
  • Red
    Rosy red
  • Height
    2m (6½ft)
  • Spread
    2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Upright, suckering shrub
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter
    Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun

CLERODENDRUM bungei

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Introduced into UK by Robert Fortune in 1850.
    Pests & Diseases
    Under glass - mealybugs, red spider mites, whiteflies.
    Place of origin
    China.
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles
    Terminal panicles 12-15cm (5-6in) across of small flowers with 5 spreading lobes
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Serrate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich.
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Clerodendron - Growing Guide
2m (6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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