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.
Loropetalum chinensis f. rubrum Fire Dance (Chinese Fringe Flower)
- Usually Flowers : February, March, April
- Suitable for cut flowers
Evergreen, bushy mound with purple foliage. Sweetly scented pink witch-hazel-like flowers from February to April. Ht.1mt.(3ft.). Frost hardy. Grow in part shade and fertile, moist, well-drained, humus rich soil. Best if given shelter from cold or winter protection. Good for cutting, containers or front of border.