Spider Flower Mix
- Self-seeding, half-hardy annual plants grow to 3-4 feet tall
- Pink, purple, and white flowers
- Thorny stems like a rose bush
- Great as a cut flower or in ornamental plantings
(Cleome hassleriana) (aka Cleome) Introduced from the West Indies to England in 1817. Airy blossoms in a mix of rose, pink, purple, and white. Flowers are followed by narrow 4-5" intriguing seedpods which resemble spider legs. Moderately thorny stems. Very easy to maintain. Self-seeding, half-hardy annual, 3-4' tall.
Direct Seed: 1/8" Deep
Germination: 10-14 Days
Thin: 18-24" Apart
Light: Sun/Partial Shade
Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after the last frost. Prefers rich soil. Tolerant of dry conditions. To avoid self-seeding, cut off flower heads before seeds open. May require staking.