Clerodendrum is a genus of flowering plants in the family Lamiaceae. Its common names include glorybower, bagflower and bleeding-heart. Common name:
glorybower, bagflower and bleeding-heart.Color:
White, dark red Bloom time:
12.00 to 15.00 feetDifficulty level:
easy to growPlanting & Care
The vining varieties require a support structure as some can get 15 feet tall. All plants prefer sun to light shade sites with well-draining and moderately fertile soil. Install the plant in the ground at the same level it was growing in the nursery pot. Most plants are grafted onto the common rootstock because of its superior hardiness. Sunlight:
Apply any organic fertilizerCare:
- Every leaf has a growth bud, so removing old flower blossoms encourages the plant to make more flowers instead of using the energy to make seeds.
- Clean away from around the base of the rosebushes any trimmed debris that can harbor disease and insects.
- Late in the season, stop deadheading rugosas so that hips will form on the plants.
Makes an excellent hanging container plant, or can be trained on a trellis. UseMedicinal use:
- The Hill glory bower, (Clerodendrum infortunatum), is a perennial shrub belonging to the family Lamiaceae, also sometimes classified under Verbenaceae.
- It is the type species among ~400 species of Clerodendrum.
- It is one of the most well-known natural health remedies in traditional practices and siddha medicine.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
for medicinal use
Saturday, 14 December 2019
This plant initially takes time to grow.
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