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Clerodendrum trichotomum


By Peter

Clerodendrum trichotomum (Clerodendrum trichotomum)

I was really surprised at the sheen and colour in these little fellows.
20th October 2007

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I love the colour combination,and the almost metallic sheen. Truly gorgeous! Never seen this plant before- I wonder what growing conditions it needs...

10 Mar, 2008


Hi Hazel, I thought they looked slightly metallic too - it's not my camera playing tricks. It was growing outdoors at RHS Wisley, just outside the M25. I don't know what the soil is like at Wisley (better than mine I'd guess), but it seems fine in the British climate.

10 Mar, 2008


So the pink are not petals but brachts? very interesting plant..

23 Mar, 2008

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