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Clerodendrum myricoides 'Ugandense'/Blue Glorybower, Butterfly Bush

Clerodendrum myricoides 'Ugandense' / Clerodendrum myricoides 'Ugandense'
Light, baby-blue bicolored flowers
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Light, baby-blue bicolored flowers

Flowers and foliage

Terminal shoot with a cluster of flowers


Close-up image of flowers and buds

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Scientific Name: Clerodendrum myricoides 'Ugandense'
Common Name: Blue Glorybower, Butterfly Bush
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower color: Blue
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: This is a tropical that must be protected from freezing temperatures. It produces beautiful bicolored blue flowers in the shape of butterflies. It makes an excellent container plant, but grooming is needed to keep a specimen tidy. It is often trained to be a shrub form. It is reported that cuttings root easily when placed in water or rooting media.