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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
bleeding glory bower bleeding heart
bag flower bleeding heart vine
Clerodendrum can be deciduous or evergreen shrubs, trees or climbers, with simple, often unpleasantly scented, leaves and panicles of usually fragrant salver-shaped flowers with prominent stamens, followed by small berries
C. thomsoniae is an evergreen climber to 4m in height, with twining stems bearing ovate leaves and terminal panicles 10cm across, of crimson flowers with conspicuous white calyces
Trop. W Africa
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilClay, Loam, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow outdoors in warm, sheltered frost-free area. Grow under glass in loam-based potting compost in full light with shade from hot sun and good ventilation in the summer
Propagate by seed, semi-hardwood and root cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Pruning group 11
Pests Can get glasshouse red spider mite and glasshouse whitefly
Generally disease free
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