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Clerodendrum speciosissimum, Clerodendrum fallax, Clerodendrum japonicum, Java Glorybower, Clerodendron

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Clerodendrum speciosissimum, Clerodendrum fallax, Clerodendrum japonicum

Java Glorybower, Clerodendron
Family: Lamiaceae   (Formerly:Verbenaceae)
Origin: tropical Africa and islands of the Pacific
Large shrub 5-10 ftSemi-shadeKeep soil moistRed/crimson/vinous flowersEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeFlood tolerant

Large velvety leaves and the large quantity of red-flower clusters. It is an important medicinal plant in Southwest China. Its roots and beautiful red flowers are used to treat arthritis, liver problems, eye dysfunction, hemorrhoids, hernia, and insomnia. A plant with a multitude of beneficial functions and yet a marvelous ornamental flower for the warm humid garden.

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