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Clerodendrum ugandense


Clerodendrum ugandense Clerodendrum ugandense Clerodendrum ugandense

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
An erect growing shrub with fresh long green leaves. Masses of voilet-blue flowers with blue anthers in the summer months. Prune to shape in spring. Protect from frost. Thrives in a warm sunny site with good soil. Flowers have nectar for the butterflies and bees.

 
Genus
Clerodendrum
Species   ugandense
Cultivar  

Common name
Butterfly bush

Family name
Verbenaceae
Place of origin
Africa


DETAILS
Height
1 m
Width
1 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types / Needs well drained soil

Moisture
Prefers even soil moisture / Tolerates dry soils

Exposure
Does not tolerate frost. / Grows in sun or semi-shade

Enthusiast / Nourishment / Whimsical

Shrubs

Category
Medium, height between 1.5 to 3 metres
Availability
All our current stock has been dispatched out to retailers. If they have none left for you, we are growing another crop to supply as soon as possible.
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