Clerodendrum thomsoniae, also known as the bleeding glory-bower, is an ornamental climber from western Africa. This plant has remarkable white flowers with a red spot in the middle. Clerodendrum thomsoniae is an evergreen climber with dark green leaves, providing contrast to its white flowers. The flowers have a characteristic shape and come in clusters. They spread a pleasant fragrance.
The climbing clerodendrum thrives in warm and humid climates and can grow along a fence, wall or pergola. It is an excellent choice for creating shade or privacy in an outdoor area. It is quite easy to care for but requires occasional pruning to control its growth. It is appreciated for its ornamtal growth and is commonly used in garden designs to create a visual appealing piece as well as adding colour. It is also very popular among bees and butterflies.