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Red Bleeding Heart Vine in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Clerodendrum thomsoniae 'Delectum'

 

Red Bleeding Heart Vine

'Delectum' is an evergreen climber growing to 4m tall, with ovate to oblong leaves. The red flowers are produced in clusters of 20 or so. Its root system must be partially submerged in water and it needs very good light to thrive in the garden. It is commonly grown as a houseplant.

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plant Features
  • Red Bleeding Heart Vine likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Red Bleeding Heart Vine likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Red Bleeding Heart Vine is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Red Bleeding Heart Vine likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Red Bleeding Heart Vine

Latin name

Clerodendrum thomsoniae 'Delectum'

type

Evergreen Climber

family

Lamiaceae

ph

5.5 - 8.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Red Bleeding Heart Vine likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Red Bleeding Heart Vine is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Soil

    Red Bleeding Heart Vine likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Red Bleeding Heart Vine likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Red Bleeding Heart Vine is 2.50meters x 4.00meters 2.50 M 4.00 M

Clerodendrum thomsoniae 'Delectum'

'Delectum' is an evergreen climber growing to 4m tall, with ovate to oblong leaves. The red flowers are produced in clusters of 20 or so. Its root system must be partially submerged in water and it needs very good light to thrive in the garden. It is commonly grown as a houseplant.


Planting

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

Clerodendrum bleeding heart performs best in partial shade or dappled sunlight, but it may tolerate full sunlight with plenty of moisture. The plant prefers rich, fertile, well-drained soil.

 
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