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Glory Flower

Clerodendrum spp.

Clerodendrum thomsoniae 25-06-2010 12-36-50 by Paul Hermans (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

1.5m

1m

Min

1m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Glory Flower Overview

The genus Clerodendrum consists of over 300 hardy, evergreen or deciduous trees, shrubs, sub-shrubs and woody climbing species from tropical and temperate areas. These plants are part of the Lamiaceae family. Growing to between 1-12m, this genus contains some small tree species, including some with hollow stems that provide habitat to ant species. One species can grow to 30m tall and another species is a common ornamental plant. This genus is usually cultivated for its abundance of small, waxy flowers.

Common problems with Glory Flower

How to propagate Glory Flower

Seed

Dependant on species; seeds can be sown in spring and need temperatures between 13 to 18 C (55 - 64 F)

Suckers

Dependant on species; cut away suckers from the parent plant in autumn or spring.

Cuttings

Dependant on species; Semi-ripe/hardwood cuttings can be taken in late summer and early autumn. They will need bottom heat to promote good root growth. Root Cuttings can be taken in winter.

Special features of Glory Flower

Attractive flowers

Attractive leaves

Attracts useful insects

Other uses of Glory Flower

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

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