Glory tree

Clerodendrum trichotomum

Glory tree - Clerodendrum trichotomum

Common Name: Glory tree
Genus: Clerodendrum
Species: trichotomum

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has fragrant flowers/foliage, Has interesting/colourful ornamental fruit

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 2.50 m (250 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 2.00 m (200 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: August to October

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Fragrant white star-shaped flowers from August to October followed by highly ornamental bright-blue berries. This upright deciduous shrub is ideal for a shrub or mixed border. Choose a sunny spot next to an entrance or well-used path incorporating lots of well-rotted leafmould or pine needles into the planting hole.

  • Garden care: Incorporate lots of well-rotted leaf mould or pine needles into the planting hole. In early spring remove any misplaced or frost-damaged branches and mulch with well-rotted leaf mould or pine needles.