Spider Flower Mix

Cleome hassleriana | SKU: 1065
$3.25 to $6.75
  • 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
$3.25 to $6.75

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(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.