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Glory Flower, St. Lawrence, IOW

Observed: 25th August 2012 By: David Trevan
Isle of Wight Natural History & Archaeological Soc
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Description:

This rather showy shrub has done very well in my garden this year.The leaves have a rather unpleasant smell but the flowers are deliciously scented.It does sucker once it gets established.
In the Verbenaceae family.
In hard winters it can be cut back to ground level.

Identifications
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    Likely ID
    Glory Flower (Clerodendrum bungei)
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

GrizzledBadger's picture

Clerodendron very attractive

Clerodendron very attractive to butterflies.

Brock

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Clerodendron

We also grow C. trichotomum.var.fargesii which forms a small tree here, very fragrant flowers.

David J Trevan

GrizzledBadger's picture

Also v. good for Butterflies

Also v. good for Butterflies aswell as Moths & Bees, there are several good specimens around Leicester & in the Shire too.

Brock