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Clerodendron trichotomum - Harlequin glorybower

Clerodendron trichotomum is a deciduous large shrub / small tree originating from West China, it was first introduced to the UK in the 1880s and has been a hit ever since. The shrub offers interest all year-round, with both it’s flowers and berries.

Plant Profile

Name: Clerodendron trichotomum

Common Name: Harlequin glorybower

Family: Lamiaceae

Height: 4-8 metres

Width: 4-8 metres

Demands: Moist but well drained—Chalk, Clay, Loam and Sand

Foliage: Deciduous

Flowers: White

Fruit: Bright blue berries

Clerodendron trichotomum info sheet