gifting inc. family of brands giftinginc.com International gifting made easy Express yourself! Small gestures, Big impressions Best deal anywhere
To Translate

Bleeding Heart Vine

They die out almost as soon as they flower, making it one of the quickest flowers to complete their entire bloom cycle.

Bleeding Heart vine is botanically called as Clerodendrum thomsoniae is also known as The glory bower which is an attractive bushy, tropical looking twining vine.

bleeding
Kingdom
Plantae
Division
Magnoliophyta
Family
Verbenaceae (Verbena family)
Genus
Clerodendrum
Species
thomsoniae

There are over 400 species of Bleeding Hearts, including climbers, shrubs, herbaceous plants and trees. Bleeding Heart Vine flowers are mostly from warm climates and are summer flowers. Most, of the Bleeding Heart Vine, plants have very showy flowers. Bleeding Heart Vine blooms profusely with rich crimson corollas peeking from white, balloon-like calyxes. The flowers are seen as clusters of red and white.

Bleeding Heart Vine should not be confused with Bleeding Heart, in the Decentra genus. Bleeding Heart vine is a complete different plant as they are tropical flowers, and the former is not.

This is a twining, evergreen shrub, originating from West Africa. Its leaves are dark green colored and are 5-7 inches in length. They are good climbing plants and are relatively easier to grow as they are sun-loving plants. They are quite aesthetic too, as they produce tons of flowers which can be easily trimmed to the desired size. Its fruits are black and contain black seeds.

bleeding1

Growing Bleeding Heart Vines

  • Select a sunny and well drained soil for planting.
  • Bleeding Heart vine flower needs good sunlight.
  • Good amount of water is needed to the plant.
  • Bleeding Heart vines is mainly propagated by cuttings in late sunny day and well drained soil for the spring or summer.
  • Bleeding Heart vines can also propagated from seed in spring.
  • Feed the Bleeding Heart vine flower plant every 2 weeks.
  • Pruning is also necessary, in winter.
  • Cuttings will root in 10-14 days, but there should be a mist.
  • After the cuttings root in the container, supply the plant with good fertilizer.
  • Place the plant in the container and water it.
  • Provide 2 inches of mulch around the plant.

Caring Bleeding Heart Vines

  • To have a great bloom, cut the plant intermittently after blooming.
  • In mid spring give plenty of water.
  • Pruning should be done in late winter, so as to encourage new growth.

Nominated for

From our stores

logo of pickupflowers
Find Flowers Fast
  • Where should we deliver?
  • What do you need?
  • When should it reach?
logo of giftsnideas
Find a Gift Fast
  • Where should we deliver?
  • What do you need?
  • When should it reach?
We accept Paypal, Credit and Debit Cards and Google checkout - catalogId
Like us, spread the word:
SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend
pickupflowers.com giftholler.com giftsnideas.com theflowerexpertshop.com giftinginc.com