Clerodendron calamitosum - Plant
Common name: bleeding heart
Color: White calyces with dark red corolla
Bloom time: Seasonal bloomer
Height: 12.00 to 15.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
Care for bleeding heart includes keeping the soil consistently moist by regular watering. The bleeding heart plant likes to be planted in organic soil in a shady or part shade area. Work compost into the area before planting the bleeding heart plant in fall or spring.
Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Soil: well-drained soil
Temprature: 41 degrees Fahrenheit
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- Bleeding heart flower care includes regular fertilization of the growing bleeding heart.
- When foliage emerges in spring, time release plant food may be worked into the soil around the plant, as may additional compost.
- This is an important step in growing bleeding heart, as it encourages more and longer lasting blooms.
Makes an excellent hanging container plant, or can be trained on a trellis.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
No serious insect or disease problems.
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