Flower Database

Clerodendrum ugandense

Basic information
Flower Name
Clerodendrum ugandense
Formal Name
Clerodendrum ugandense
Alias
Blue elfin, Blue butterfly flower, Blue butterfly bush, Blue wing
Habitat
Tropical Africa and tropical Asia
Morph
Deciduous shrub
Comment
Clerodendrum ugandense commonly called Blue elfin, Blue butterfly flower, (scientific name: Clerodendrum ugandense), is a deciduous shrub of the family Lamiaceae native Tropical Africa and tropical Asia. It lets the florets of the butterfly-shaped ornament with purple as a cyme bloom in autumn from summer.
In the same genus there is also Crelodendrum paniculatsum 'Alba' that makes white flowers bloom.
General name: Clerodendrum ugandense, scientific name: Clerodendrum ugandense, aka: Blue elfin, Blue butterfly flower, Blue butterfly bush, Blue wing, Glory bower, origin: tropical Africa and tropical Asia, Height: 1-3 m, length: cm, inflorescence type: cymes, Corolla shape: Butterfly-shaped, flowering: 7-10 months, flower diameter: 2 cm, flower: blue, Calyx color: purple.
Detailed information
Order
Lamiales
Family
Lamiaceae
Genus
Clerodendrum
Species
C. ugandense
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Cyme
Petal shape
Butterfly
Leaf type
Ovate/Ovoid
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Blue
Season
Jul Aug Sep Oct
Height
100  ~ 300  [cm]
Diameter
1.5  ~ 2