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Cleome hassleriana, Cleome spinosa, Spider Flower, Crown Flower

Cleome hassleriana, Cleome spinosa

Spider Flower, Crown Flower
Family: Capparaceae
Origin: Subtropical South America
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

No care required, blooms all July and on into September. It adds a wonderfully refreshing feeling to the heat of summer. Growing to 4' tall this wonderfull plant has complex foliage, orchid like flowers and gracefull draping seed pods.


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