Clerodendrum minahassae – Starfish Clerodendrum – Tube Flower (email for availability)

This tropical, tall shrub or small tree produces white, tubular flowers on and off through out the year. It produces red seed pods that hang around for months. The calyx resembles a red starfish with a blue seed in the center and it makes a quite unique display on the tree.

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Description

Clerodendrum minahassae has many common names; Tube Flower, White Glory Bower, Starfish Clerodendrum and Fountain Clerodendrum. This tall shrub or small tree produces white, tubular flowers on and off through out the year. It has a heavy blooming period during the spring. After the flowers, it produces red seed pods that hang around for months. The calyx resembles a red starfish with a blue seed in the center and it makes a quite unique display on the tree.

FAMILY : Lamiaceae
ORIGIN : Indonesia, Philippines
TYPE/USES :
shrub or small tree
MATURE SIZE :
up to 15′
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS : full/partial sun
WATER REQUIREMENTS
: average
MIN. TEMP. :
avoid freezing temperatures
FLOWER :
on and off but heavy in the spring

Additional information

Weight 16 lbs
Dimensions 48 × 10 × 10 in
Gardino Nursery