Scientific name: Cleome hassleriana
Germination Rate : Min 70.00%
Number of seeds: 50
Type of seed : Hybrid
Sunlight : Full
Life-cycle : Annual
Cleome, or spider flower, is an annual known for its exceedingly long seedpods. They develop below the flowers as bloom progresses upward on the stalk to give the plants a spidery look, as do the projecting stamens of the flowers.
this flowers, with many opening at once, grow in airy racemes, or clusters of flowers, six to eight inches in diameter. Cleome flowers come in white, pink, or lavender. They perch atop stems that grow up to six feet high.
it grows well in average soil located in full or nearly full sun. It is very drought-tolerant, though it will look and grow better if it is watered well. Space spider flower plants one to three feet apart.
Plant cleome for its height, to back up borders, in the center of island beds, or in any spot where its dramatic quality stands out.
it blend beautifully with perennial flowers.They are doubly striking planted alone in large blocks. Hummingbirds love cleome blossoms. Plants are deer resistant, and will tolerate heat and drought.
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