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Item #: CLEBBB-2G
Our Price: $24.97
Container Size:2 gallon 
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Clerodendrum ugandense 'Blue Butterfly Bush'

The flowers looking like a two tone blue butterfly!

Common Names: Blue Butterfly Bush, Blue Glorybower, Oxford Bush, Cambridge Bush

The flowers looks like a butterfly with two different shades of blue.  Use blue butterfly bush as a small stand alone specimen or in a mixed border.  Prune back this gangly shrub as needed to keep it in check. Clerodendrums flower on the current season's growth, so you can prune them anytime.  Cut back the old wood to a pair of buds to improve flowering.  In areas that get frost, you can get the most consistent flowering year in and year out by growing blue butterfly bush in a large pot that can be brought indoors when temperatures approach freezing.

 

Sprawling Evergreen in warmer climates

Zone: 9  - 10  Cold Hardy 32* (zone 8 good winter mulch for protection)
Height: 10 feet  wide & tall  (prune to desire size)
Soil: Well drainage, moist soil enriched with humus, average soil or sandy loam
Light: Partial shade, filter shade, morning sun with afternoon shade
Blooms: Summer

 

Genius: Rotheca
Species: myricoides
Cultivar: Ugandense
Synonym:Clerodendrum myricoides
Synonym:Clerodendrum ugandense

 

Container Sizes;  2.5" starter liner, 1 quart, 1 gallon

This item will be available in late August 2014.  Please contact us to reserve plant/plants for you.

We do custom growing!!

 

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by Jo Crull
on 7/28/2013
Blooms like crazy
This is my second plant, lost the first in hard freeze. This one has been blooming year round since planting 2+ years ago. Pruning helps keep the plant in shape and to encourage blooming.
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