Clerodendrum bungei Pink Diamond (Glory Flower)
- Usually Flowers : August, September
Compact, deciduous shrub with beautiful heart-shaped, lime-green leaves variegated in shades of cream and white. Huge clusters of fragrant, pink flowers from ruby-red buds. August to September. Ht.1mt.(3ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, moist, well-drained soil with protection from cold. Good for warm borders and containers.
Clerodendrum trichotomum fargesii (Glory Flower)
- Usually Flowers : August, September, October
Large shrub or small tree with dark green leaves, bronzed when young. Masses of fragrant, starry white flowers with green sepals. August to October. Ht.6mt.(20ft.). Bright blue berries after flowers, surrounded by rich maroon, star-shaped calyces. Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, moist, well-drained soil with shelter. Good for back of boder or as specimen.
- Usually Flowers : April, May
Rare plant as it bears small, green-purple, dioecious flowers, from purple-red buds, in the centre of leaves. April to May. Black fruits in autumn if both sexes grown. Grow in sun or shade in moist soil.