Clerodendrum ugandenseItem #2751 USDA Hardiness Zone: 10 - 11
Attractive fall flowering large shrub or small tree. Unusual two tone flowers of violet blue and pale blue. Full sun on the coast, protect from hot sun inland. Great in the deep South. Evergreen.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:kle-ro-DEN-dron ew-GAN-den-sPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate-growing shrub or small tree to 9 to 12 ft. tall and 5 ft. wide.Special features:Gift PlantFoliage color:GreenBlooms:Summer through fallFlower color:BlueFlower attributesShowy FlowersGarden styleTropicalDesign IdeasFor warm weather climates, this unusual fall bloomer can take full sun on the coast and part shade inland. It has an attractive, rounded form to its canopy and looks good layered with lower-growing shrubs. Plant it close by for full effect of its flowers.
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.Pruning time: winter.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.