Botanical name: Clerodendrum bungei
Other names: Glory flower
Species: C. bungei - C. bungei is a deciduous shrub with large, heart-shaped leaves. In late summer to mid-autumn, it bears densly-packed, rounded clusters of deep pink, scented flowers.
Clerodendrum bungei is: Deciduous
Flower: Rose-Red in Summer; Rose-Red in Autumn
Foliage: Green in Summer; Green in Autumn
Fragrance: Flowers are heavily scented. Foliage when crushed may be pleasant or unpleasant according to one's taste!
Habit: Suckering, Upright
Diseases: Generally disease-free
Pruning: After leaf-fall, cut back hard to encourage larger leaves and more prolific flowering. This plant suckers freely.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Root cuttings, Seed, Suckers. REGISTER to read more...
Clerodendrum bungei (Glory flower) will reach a height of 3m and a spread of 3m after 10-20 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Wallside and trellises
Cultivation: Plant in fertile, humus-rich, free-draining soil that does not dry out in summer. Choose a sheltered position and in cold areas apply a winter mulch.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Aspect: South, West
Hardiness: Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)
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