Clerodendrum paniculatum, the pagoda flower, is a species of flowering plant in the genus Clerodendrum and family Lamiaceae. It is native to tropical Asia and Papuasia and reportedly naturalized in India, Fiji, French Polynesia, and Central America.
Clerodendrum paniculatum is a species of flowering plant known for its pyramidal inflorescences typically appearing in a bright shade of red-orange. The pyramid-shaped cluster of flowers gave the plant its common name - the pagoda flower. It belongs to the Lamiaceae family, often called the mint or sage family. As with others species in the Clerodendrum plant family, the pagoda flower also produces a lovely aroma. It’s native to tropical areas in Asia, including parts of China and the Philippines. The pagoda flower grows as a shrub and requires lots of space to spread. It is also a relatively demanding plant needing proper care throughout the warmer months.