Blue Glorybower

Clerodendrum ugandense

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.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationkle-ro-DEN-dron ew-GAN-den-see
Average Size at MaturityModerate-growing shrub or small tree to 9 to 12 ft. tall and 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer through fall
Design 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorBlue
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleTropical
Growth HabitErect
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Specimen
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureGift Plant
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Follow 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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 10-11

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