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Clerodendrum bungei (Glory flower)

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Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
3m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
3m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Clerodendrum bungei

Other names: Glory flower

Genus: Clerodendrum Clerodendrum

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

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Glasshouse red spider mite , Glasshouse whitefly , Mealybugs Glasshouse red spider mite , Glasshouse whitefly , Mealybugs

Diseases: Generally disease-free

General care

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...


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Where to grow

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

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)


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Botanical name: Clerodendrum bungei

Other names: Glory flower

Genus: Clerodendrum Clerodendrum

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

Watch out for

Specific pests: Glasshouse red spider mite , Glasshouse whitefly , Mealybugs

Diseases: Generally disease-free

General care

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...


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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

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)


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