How to grow Clerodendrum

Clerodendrum growing shrub or vine herbaceous of the genus Clerodendrum also known as Glorybower, Bagflower or Bleeding heart plant, Clerodendrum perennial evergreen or deciduous plant, used as ornamental plant as hedge plant, can grow in tropic, subtropical, Mediterranean, temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 7+ (depend the species).

Leaves color green to dark green in heart shape.

Clerodendrum flower

Flower color can be: red, pink, orange, blue, white, purple in bell to bowl shape (and can be light butterfly), grow in clusters.

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How to grow Clerodendrum growing and care:

Rich soil, well-drained soil, trellising

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
All year in the tropic and in colder climate spring to summer

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, spider mites

Pruning season:
Spring (in colder area), in the tropic after the flowers

How to prune:
In cold place need to prune in the early spring before the bloom

Size of the plant:
1-2.5m, 3-8 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun / Half shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Autumn / Winter in the tropics and in colder area in Spring

General information about the flower:
Bell to bowl (and can be light butterfly) shape that color can be: red, blue, pink, orange, white, purple flowers that grow in clusters

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