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Week 5 – January 31, 2023

Plant Information

Queen Lilac Cleome

New variety!
  • Queen Lilac Cleome - Bloom
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Cleome hassleriana

Common Name: Spider Flower

Blooming Season: Summer, Autumn, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Drought Tolerant, Attracts Hummingbirds, Rabbit Resistant, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Medium

Height: 36 - 60" (91 - 152cm)

Width: 18 - 20" (46 - 51cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: These exotic, airy blooms on tall stalks get their nickname from their spiky, elongated seedpods and thread-like stamens that make them look like spiders. They bloom all Summer and produce strongly scented foliage. Multiple petals create 6-8 in (15-20cm) flower heads.

Grower Information:

Airy plants bloom all Summer and produce strongly scented foliage. Sell plants green.
These exotic, airy blooms on tall stalks get their nickname from their spiky, elongated seedpods and thread-like stamens that make them look like spiders. Plants prefer full sun and will tolerate some shade. Overall, plants are fairly low-maintenance and will attract pollinators. Water when dry.

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