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Clerodendrum sahelangii, Clerodendrum indicum, Clerodendrum infortunatum, Champagne Clerodenrum, Turks Turban, Skyrocket, Clerodendron

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Clerodendrum sahelangii, Clerodendrum indicum, Clerodendrum infortunatum

Champagne Clerodenrum, Turks Turban, Skyrocket, Clerodendron
Family: Lamiaceae   (Formerly:Verbenaceae)
Origin: Malay Archipelago
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Very rare clerodendrum with hanging white flowers, looking like a fountain. It is a semiwoody shrub, 6-9 ft (1.8-2.7 m) tall and only slightly, if at all, branched. The stem is hollow and the leaves are elliptic and 6-8 in (15-20 cm)long, borne in whorls of four on very short petioles. The inflorescence is huge, consisting of many tubular snow white flowers in a terminal cluster up to 2 ft (0.6 m) long. The tubes of the flowers are about 4 in (10 cm) long and droop downward, and the expanded corollas are about 2 in (5 cm) across. The fruits are attractive dark metallic blue drupes, about a half inch in diameter. Hardy to zone 8. Other names: C. longicolle, c. mite, c. siphonanthus, c. verticillatum.


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