Scientific Name - Clerodendrum bungei
Synonyms - Clerodendrum foetidum
Popular names - cashmere bouquet, flower glory
Distribution and Habitat - a native of China and eastern India.
Description - evergreen shrub, 1.8 - 2 feet tall. Tomentosibrun-red stems to extremities. Leaves opposite, ovate to heart, gears, acuminata, pubescent on both sides, 16-26 cm long, ribbed red-brown, 5-7 cm long. Dark pink flowers arranged in large corymb terminals, composite, calyx tube is cylindrical, 5 acute lobes, recurbati; infundibuliforma corolla, red or pink, corolla tube 2-3 cm, lobes obovati. Blooms from May to November. Fruit drupa, black-blue, subgloboase, 6-12 mm.
Growth rate - fast.
Tolerance - do not tolerate drought and temperatures below -15 ° C.
Requirements - prefer humus-rich soil, well drainedt exhibits sunny or partially shaded.
Management - needs trimming to remove stems that have suffered from frost. When the bush becomes too high, you can cut it to 40-50 cm from the ground, spring. During the summer require regular watering
Propagation - by seeds, seedlings and transplanting drajonilor.
Garden Partners - Fatshedera lysis, Magnolia grandiflora.
Properties and Uses - ornamental species grown in parks and gardens and in pots but terraces.
Curiosity - leaves crushed leaves an unpleasant odor. In hot and humid climates become invasive.
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