Clerodendrum bungei

2003

Clerodendrum bungei

Cashmere Bouquet

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Nativity:

China

Growth Habit:

A shrub up to 6 feet tall. It spreads quickly by underground runners, and can cover a wide area if new sprouts are not pulled up. It is deciduous, and the stems can be cut to the ground after the leaves drop.

Growing Requirements:

Full to partial shade

Features:

Clusters of very fragrant rosy red/purple flowers from mid summer to fall. The leaves are dark green, sometimes veined in purple.

Where at Lotusland:

There is a large planting of C. bungei in the Fern Garden, behind the wall alongside the pool.

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