Clerodendrum ugandense

In a container on your garden table or terrace this will do well as a summer plant, or year-round as an evergreen houseplant. More
1 x 9cm pot 511424-1 £4.95 Delivery early May
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3 x 9cm pots 511424-3 £13.95 Delivery early May
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More Details

In a container on your garden table or terrace this will do well as a summer plant, or year-round as an evergreen houseplant.

Its flowers are the most magnificent shade of blue, shaped like butterflies.

Genus Rotheca (syn. Clerodendrum)
Group/Species myricoides (syn. ugandense)
Type Tender Perennial
Common Name Blue Butterfly Bush, Glorybower
Border Position Container Garden
Soil Type Broad Tolerance
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 1.2m (4ft)
Spacing 75cm (30in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting A rarely seen tender shrub that comes highly recommended. Try growing in a pot that can be moved indoors through the winter or grow it in a conservatory or greenhouse otherwise protect through the winter with garden fleece. Well worth the effort!
Care Tips Although not hardy (needs a minimum overnight temperature of +5c) this plant works well as a container plant on the patio over summer or inside a conservatory for the rest of the year.
Flowering January - December
Harvesting Flower production: 12 months.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
Advice

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Delivery

Plant Delivery - When in stock, please allow up to 4-6 weeks for despatch. For fruit & veg bare roots/crowns or potatoes, please allow up to 2 weeks for despatch.

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Clerodendrum ugandense reviews

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Reviewed 1st August 2019 by Jennifer

Good size and quality plant. Was reduced which was why I bought it.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Marion

Great service, quick delivery, plant was packed extremely well and is thriving.