Cleome Mixture or Spider Flower Mixture Flower, 1817 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Cleome Mixture or Spider Flower Mixture Flower, 1817 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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Product description

The Seed Savers Exchange - (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. 

Characteristics

  • 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
  • 250 Seeds per packet

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.

Direct Seed: 1/8" Deep

Germination: 10-14 Days

Thin: 18-24" Apart

Light: Sun/Partial Shade


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