Clerodendrum sahelangii (Champagne Clerodenrum) is a large ornamental shrub native to the Malay Archipelago. Growing 5-10 ft tall, this shrub is perfect for a bold garden focal point. It produces charming white or off-white flowers in the summer that provide a delightful splash of color and attract butterflies and hummingbirds to your yard.
This plant thrives in well-draining soil in full sun or semi-shade with regular water. It is cold hardy to USDA zone 8-11 and can survive short temperate drops down to mid-20sF.
To keep this large shrub looking its best, ensure that it is receiving enough water when the temperatures are high. Mulch around the base of the plant can help conserve water and protect the plant roots. If you are growing Clerodendrum sahelangii in a container in colder climates, winterize by placing the container in a sheltered area, such as near the house or under an overhang. In the winter, stop fertilizing and reduce watering. By following these care tips, you can ensure a healthy, vibrant Clerodendrum sahelangii all year long.