Family. Verbenaceae. Botanical Name. CLERODENDRUM splendens. Plant Common Name. Flaming Glorybower. General Description. Crinkly, deeply veined. Clerodendrum splendens, commonly called flaming glory bower is native to tropical western Africa. It is a twining, evergreen, woody-stemmed vine that typically. Clerodendrum species are trees, erect or rambling shrubs, rarely herbs. Branches terete, quadrangular, glabrous or pubescent. Leaves simple.

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For watering you may either mist the containers from above or place the container in tepid water and allow the water to raise through the pot to the surface of the media, then drain away and do not fill to the top of the container. Most activity occurs during the warmer months. The life cycle includes eggs, nymphs 3 to 4 stages to adult takes 6 weeks, in warmer months; several generations appear throughout the year. Warm, humid conditions are preferred and the insect overwinter outdoors as eggs.

The small salverform flowers are arranged in dense terminal panicle that is up to mm 5 in long. As in softwood cuttings these require an environment of high humidity.

The portal will be unavailable all day on Sunday 23rd Dec for maintenance. Also known as the red spider cleeodendrum. Leaf-Bud Cuttings These cuttings incorporate a leaf, petiole and a small piece of the stem.

They can be identified by white fluffy deposits in the soil or underneath a pot and appeared as tiny pinkish brown wood lice up to 3 mm long. The warm dry conditions that are created under splenedns bunch covers is ideal for building up banana spider mite numbers.

Clerodendrum splendens – Wikipedia

The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative. Can include ecosystem services. Yucca species are attacked by the mealybug Planococcus citri. When taking hardwood cuttings remove the leaves and in semi hardwood reduce the number of leaves by half.


Bleeding Heart Vine. Two-spotted mites spread by crawling between nearby plants or movement of dead leaves. Use this chart only as a guide, always keep the other factors in mind when deciding where, when and what to plant.

They are also destructive to many ornamentals; including indoor plants especially African violets and fernsand are a major greenhouse pest. Describes methods, circumstances, and timing of dispersal includes both natal dispersal and interbreeding dispersal. Generally, however, infested material should be completely removed and destroyed.

Mix the fine seed with washed sand and then sow thinly on the surface. Susceptible Plants A wide range of plants are attacked by the Red Spider Mite including annuals, fruit trees and vegetables, ornamental shrubs and trees. Damage Caused Affected plants have leaves with yellowish to white mottling on the upper surface or with shiny secretions on new shoots or on the underside.

Clerodendrum splendens – Plant Finder

Environment Natural Soil Well drained fertile moist loams slightly acidic, rich and organic. In order for a seed to germinate it must fulfil three conditions.

Leaf to mm 7in long. Colour Dark glossy green. Herbaceous perennials and multi-branched woody shrubs may develop large crowns that need dividing. Clerodemdrum the nymphal stage is found an application of white oil will reduce numbers.

This insect has a Hemimetabolous life cycle, ie. Dusting with wettable sulphur may also prove effective. Fruit Type Drupe Fruit Type. Splebdens Bower is a twinning vine that is grown for its vibrant flowers and is planted in sub-tropical to tropical gardens and trained over a pergola or lattice.

Ladybeetle larvae and adults, parasitic wasps and predatory caterpillars normally control the scale. Leaves simple, opposite, ovate-lanceolate x cm across, base rounded or obtuse, margins entire, apex acuminate or acute, chartaceous, green, glabrous, shining above and slightly paler beneath, slightly pubescent on veins both sides, lateral veins on either side of the midvein, veins impressed above and prominent beneath, petiole slender, stout, about 0. Note Many plant species are more susceptible to Red Spider Mite when they are cultivated under glass.


The eggs are laid in the waxy mass and adults may dispersed by ants. Other predators include small birds, spiders, ladybirds and there lava, hover flies, damsel flies and mantids.

Simple The leaf that is not divided. Semi hardwood cuttings These cuttings are taken from wood that is firmer and semi ripe usually during mid summer. No serious insect or disease problems. Best in full sun, but sometimes appreciates some light afternoon shade in hot summer climates. Biological Control Lacewing and splemdens larvae Cryptolaemus montrouzeri control small infestations.

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Specific epithet means splendid. One generation occurs from three to clerodendru weeks and is dependant on the current weather. Period of Activity This peat is found from tropical to temperate regions and is most active during warm weather.

Thymus species are attacked by the Root Mealybug Rhizeocus falcifer.

Flaming Glorybower (Clerodendrum splendens)

However, benefits to ecosystems not specific to humans are best treated under Risk statement what happens when the organism is removed.

In Citrus species many longtailed mealybugs overwinter as juveniles, maturing during spring.

Fully-grown adults are just visible to the naked eye. These pests are also found on StrelitziaCamellia and Yucca species. Contact insecticides are usually ineffective because of the insect’s protective waxy coating. They are ckerodendrum found where two fruits or leaves touch and are not readily noticeable. Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat.