To buy, sell or swap plants with other growers near you and use our full service please log in or sign up free.

Clerodendrum Genus

Glory flower

Sell/swap a plant
in this genus

List here any Clerodendrum plant not found in the Plant Finder

Clerodendrum | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017Clerodendrum | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017Clerodendrum | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017Clerodendrum | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017

General Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH5.0 to 6.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Description

Clerodendrum genus (Glory flower). These are evergreen or deciduous small trees, shrubs, sub-shrubs. They are woody stemmed, twinning climbers. There are about 400 species. The leaves are in opposite pairs, and the flowers are tubular.

Characteristics

Deciduous or Evergreens, Fragrants

Origin

Tropical and sub-tropical Asia and Africa

Interest and use

Grown for their showy flowers which are very attractive to birds.

Cultivation

Thin out crowded growth in spring. Stems require support. They are fully hardy to frost tender, min 5C and will need humus-rich, well drained soil. Give them a position in full sun with partial shade in the summer. Make sure you water them freely in the growing season, and less at other times.

Propagation

Propagation is by seeds in the spring, or by softwood cuttings in late spring or by semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Whitefly, red spider mite and mealy bug may be a problem.

Search or browse our Glossary of 3,000+ botanical and plant-related terms


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


Clerodendrum posts

To view Clerodendrum plants offered near you, enter your postcode or log in.

Get started & find out why

Posts of the WeekPosts & Events

Open your garden for Thrive
  • Rhubarb
  • Watering
  • Digging
  • Sunflower
  • Potting
  • Grass

“It’s not just gardening,
it makes us healthier and happier”

Production v5.2.0 (5b9e0d2)