Another no care perennial in zone 9b. It tends to be a bit invasive for me. Aroma is fantastic!
Glory bower, getting ready to bloom. The bloom will be about 5 inches across and a very pretty purple.
The flower sits on a stem above dark green leaves with a burgundy underside. If not kept in a container it will multiply by root runners. Has very large showey fragrant flower clusters.
Zone 8b, NC Florida. New flower with purplish color. As the flower grows larger and opens it turns a medium pink.
Zone 9b. Gotta love watching the butterflys moving from one to the other. Easy plant.
More buds starting to form in October. The buds themselves are beautiful. Small lighter colored leaves with pink and purplish tints encircle them.(San Antonio, Tx.)
The buds are starting to open. I did not see the catepillar on one of the blooms until I viewed the photo. Its color blends in with the buds. (San Antonio, Tx.)
I'm in agreement with all the above statements. This plant is EXTREMELY invasive.
A recurrent volunteer, which I have been trying to extirminate. Regrows every year.
The buds are almost as showy as the flowers.
Good sized flower heads.
Rose Glory Bower growing wild in New Orleans, LA USA Zone 8b
Rose Glory Bower, Cashmere Bouquet, Mexicali Rose, Mexican Hydrangea (Clerodendrum bungei) bloom clusters ...
Closeup of Rose Glory Bower, Cashmere Bouquet, Mexicali Rose, Mexican Hydrangea (Clerodendrum bungei) umopen flower bud clusters ...
Mexican Hydrangea are easy to grow, drought tolerant tropicals. If you don't want them to spread, keep in check by growing in raised beds that have bottoms on them. Look great in woodland settings.
Photo taken May 2007
This is a volunteer and we had no idea what it was when young. A real beauty.
Buds just emerging.
My Garden - Vancouver, B.C. Canada
Young plants, mid June
The butterflies love this plant.
close up of foliage
So glad to know what this is. Jury is out on whether to let this run free in our backyard. Great advice on containing this wild child!
About 4" across, the flowers are long lasting.
Fully unfurled flower.
At various stages of blooms; some are buds, other begin to open up.
A small Cashmere Bouquet garden.