Clerodendrum bungei 'Pink Diamond'
(Variegated Glory Flower)

Family - Lamiaceae
Category - Shrub
Season of Interest - Spring, Summer, Autumn
Hardiness - H5
Height - 2m or more
Location - The Thicket

Description: A medium-sized Deciduous Shrub with an upright habit. Handsome ovate to Cordate leaves are silvery-green with white variegation. The foliage smells of peanut butter when crushed. Large heads of bright rose-pink, star-shaped flowers are produced from late summer into early autumn and are sweetly scented.

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Magenta buds open to fragrant, bright rose-pink, star-shaped flowers which fade to soft pink with age. The flowers are held in corymbs and are produced from August into September.

Flower colour: Pink

Flower shape: Star-shaped flowers in corymbs

Flowering time: August, September


The attractive leaves are ovate to Cordate in shape with Dentate margins and are silvery-green with irregular, white variegation. The leaves are held in opposite pairs on the stems. The foliage gives off an aroma of peanut butter when crushed.

Foliage Senescence: Deciduous

Foliage Shape: Ovate to cordate


Suckers, cuttings.


Best in full sun to partial shade in fertile, moisture-retentive soil that is well-drained.