Spider Flower (Cleome)

History & Origin

Native to Argentina and Brazil.

When to Plant

Plant after all danger of frost.

How to Plant

Plant in full sun; however they will also grow in light shade. Set transplants two feet apart. Cleome are large plants that can get four feet tall. They need lots of room.

Special Care

Cleome will reseed itself. It will do well in hot, dry weather. Plant them along a fence or the back of a flower border. They can be grown for cut flowers.
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