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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Cactus is also attacked by the root mealybugs that infest the roots of plants and their damage allows fungal and bacterial infections to enter the plant tissue.

Flaming Glorybower (Clerodendrum splendens)

CitrusVegetables, Ferns and certain weed species are venerable. This site requires javascript enabled.

The embryo must be alive a viable seed. Sign up for our e-newsletter. 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. Needs a trellis, pergola or other type of support on which to grow. In an enclosed environment sticky fly paper can reduce numbers. Generally, however, infested material should be completely splendns and destroyed. They initially appear on the undersides of leaves.

Diagnostic Features These plants may be herbs, lianas, shrubs or trees. Press the media down level and firm with a piece of timber and then thoroughly moisten. Diseases No Record Found.

These cuttings are prepared during the dormant season from late autumn to early spring and are made up from previous season’s growth. The crown is dug up then cut with a knife in to sections, which has a shoot and abundant roots then planted or potted up. Cut sections of roots to clerodendru, new plants during late winter to early spring. The life cycle includes eggs, nymphs 3 to 4 stages to adult takes 6 weeks, in warmer months; several generations appear throughout the year.


It has an undulating margin with an acuminate apex and a short petiole. In these cuttings a leaf blade clerodfndrum petiole or part off is used to raise a new plant. 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. Cultural Control Small plants may be sprayed with a soapy water solution or sponged down preferably during the evening.

Life Spledens This insect has a Hemimetabolous life cycle, ie. Root cuttings of small plants are placed in flats in lengths of 20 to 50 mm and laying horizontally on the surface of the soil. Always read the label for registration details and direction of use prior to application of any chemicals.

A sucker may be also seen as any shoot on a rootstock that is below the grafted section. Calluna, Rose, Tropaeolum and Viola and species are infested with the Red Spider Mite Tetranychus telarius commonly in greenhouse situations.

It produces dark red body fluid and the eggs are laid in a cottony sac. Ladybeetle larvae and adults, parasitic wasps and predatory caterpillars normally control the scale.

Plants may be sprayed with Dimethoate, permethrin, bifenthrin or pirimiphos-methyl, but some insects have immunity to chemicals. Nymphs are six-legged, with another pair of legs appearing as the mite matures. Many plant species are more susceptible to Red Spider Mite when they are cultivated under glass.

In glasshouse conditions it is often a problem and may extend outside the normal period of activity. Stolons These are modified stems that grow horizontal to the ground or under the ground with nodes that can produce new plants as in a potato tuber. A textual diagnostic description of the species that is not necessarily structured.


These cuttings should be 50 to 75 mm long and placed vertically in a well-drained sand media. Known worldwide, this scale is found throughout Australia but primarily seen in warm, dry areas of eastern Australia.

Clerodendrum splendens of the Lamiaceae family

Two-spotted mites spread splensens crawling between nearby plants or movement of dead leaves. Their colour is due to a covering of a fine white wax and the insect has a white-moth appearance.

Regular desuckering and leaf trimming of plants will assist with a good coverage when spraying miticides. Watering Methods For watering you may either mist the containers from above or place the container in tepid water and allow the water clerrodendrum raise through the pot to the surface of the media, then drain away and do not fill to the top of the container.

Comprising its size, splendenz, texture and orientation. Rooting mediums The rooting medium must be well drained, sand may be used as long as it is thoroughly washed and leached of all salts.

Plants are intolerant of frost, and will begin to lose leaves if temperatures drop below 55 s;lendens F. Australian native plants are also attacked, such as the Hakea species. Downloaded on 29 June Growth Habit Climbing-twining Growth Habit. Leaves and stems have an unattractive appearance as a result of a heavy coverage of sooty mould. Slendens original leaf doses not become a part of the new plant as roots and shoots appear from the base of the leaf.

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