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Cleome hassleriana

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
klay-OH-me hass-ler-ee-AH-na
Description

Tall, somewhat spiky-looking plant with fragrant, spidery flowers of pink, purple and white combinations. Prefers sun but will tolerate light shade; well-drained soil with consistent moisture through the growing season. Very effective at the back of the flower bed or against a fence; attracts birds, hummingbirds and butterflies. The plant re-seeds freely. This plant is seldom damaged by deer.

Cultivars:
  • 'Sparkler Mix'
Tags:
#purple#fall#white#pink#sun#annual#summer#drought tolerant
Cultivars:
  • 'Sparkler Mix'
Tags:
#purple#fall#white#pink#sun#annual#summer#drought tolerant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Cleome
    Species:
    hassleriana
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Annual
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    Purple/Lavender
    White
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No