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Clerodendrum philippinum, Clerodendrum fragrans pleniflorum, Clerodendrum chinense, Volkameria fragrans, Chinese Glory Bower, Cashmere bouquet, Scent Malli, False Pikake, Glory Tree, Clerodendron

Clerodendrum philippinum, Clerodendrum fragrans pleniflorum, Clerodendrum chinense, Volkameria fragrans

Chinese Glory Bower, Cashmere bouquet, Scent Malli, False Pikake, Glory Tree, Clerodendron
Family: Lamiaceae   (Formerly:Verbenaceae)
Origin: China, Japan
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsInvasiveSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

A beautiful shrub that can acquire heights to 6' with cordate downy green leaves, flowering in tight clusters, each flower like a tiny rose or rosebud, the calyx which is rosy/purple is beautiful and prominent before the corolla opens. Very highly fragrant at sundown. Propagates with underground runners, and can be invasive.


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Clerodendrum philippinum - Cashmere Bouquet

Cashmere bouqet, Scent Malli. Medium size, fast growing bush with lush tropical foliage and very fragrant white flowers, carnation-like, 2" wide, coming in big clusters. Shade tolerant, fast growing plant. It is fast spreading by root suckers, so plant in in a corner of your garden or keep in a pot so it doesn't become invasive.

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