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Spider Flower in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Cleome

 

Spider Flower

The cleome spider is tall and leggy in appearance with leaves and flowers that are intricate and showy. They may be bi-colored in pink or lilac colours with white or they may be only of a single colour. Flowers will appear in summer and may last until frost occurs. Cleomes are an elegant and ethereal, very long-lasting and statuesque annual and a must for the summer and autumn garden.

Contributed by @Keely

 
plant Features
  • Spider Flower likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Spider Flower likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Spider Flower is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Spider Flower likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
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plant information

Common name

Spider Flower

Latin name

Cleome

type

Annual

family

Cleomaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Spider Flower likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Spider Flower is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Soil

    Spider Flower likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Spider Flower likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Spider Flower is 0.45meters x 1.20meters 0.45 M 1.20 M

Cleome

The cleome spider is tall and leggy in appearance with leaves and flowers that are intricate and showy. They may be bi-colored in pink or lilac colours with white or they may be only of a single colour. Flowers will appear in summer and may last until frost occurs. Cleomes are an elegant and ethereal, very long-lasting and statuesque annual and a must for the summer and autumn garden.


Planting young plants

From Early Spring TO Mid Spring

Plant out young plants straight into their growing poistion after the danger of frost has passed. They can be planted in full sun to partial shade in most soils, provided that it is well drained. A moist soil will result in less need for summer watering.

 
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