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botanical name:
Clerodendrum bungei
Clerodendrum bungei © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Glory Flower
synonyms:  Clerodendrum foetidum
family:  Verbenaceae
characteristics: shrub, scented/aromatic
height: 2.00m
width: 2.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: purple & green
flower colour: pink
stem/bark: maroon
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -10°C
USDA zone: 8 to 9
Suckering shrub with erect stems and large heart-shaped dark green leaves which are often tinged red-purple. Heads of scented, small purple-pink flowers in late summer and autumn.

Moist, well-drained, fertile humus-rich soil in sun or part shade. Best in a mild, sheltered location. The top growth can be damaged by hard frosts, but will usually re-shoot from the base.
Root runners can produce suckers at some distance from the original plant.

By seed or division of rooted suckers.

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