Plant of the Month: Cleome Hassleriana – Spider Flower

Plant of the Month: Cleome Hassleriana – Spider Flower

 

Characteristics: Produces spiky-like flowers, which are held on a tall strong leafy stem. A new flower develops everyday elongating the stem up to 6″ tall. Blooms May through September.

Light: Full sun

Moisture: Well-drained soils, tolerates dryer soil, normal watering.

Plant: Great as backdrops for beds and borders.