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Clerodendrum splendens/Flaming Glorybower

Clerodendrum splendens / Clerodendrum splendens
Flowers and foliage
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Flowers and foliage

Vine growing on a wrought iron fence

Scarlet flowers and crinkled foliage

A healthy specimen that has just passed its peak of bloom

Vine growing along ground

Close-up of flowers with calyces

After flowers drop the calyces remain for several weeks

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Scientific Name: Clerodendrum splendens
Common Name: Flaming Glorybower
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Red
Fruit present: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Comments: Does best when not exposed to hot afternoon sun. Has scarlet, trumpet shaped flowers most of year. Blooms over an extended period. Must have support, such as a pergola, on which to grow. Water sparingly in winter and generously in warm months.