Cleome, Queen Mixed Colors
Cleome hassleriana. Hardy annual.
This delicate heirloom cottage garden favorite loves the long warm days of summer when it will reach 3-6′ and flower continuously. Perfect for a tall summer hedge in either part shade or full sun. Highly drought resistant. Also known as spider flower.
Planting & Harvesting
Seed Depth: 1/4″ (6mm)
Spacing: 1″ (3cm)
Sprouts In: 7-10 days
Thinning: 2-3′ (61-90cm)
Select a warm sunny location. Plants are best started indoors about two weeks before last frost date. Keep soil evenly moist until plants are established. Mature plants can withstand considerable drought
Plants will normally grow best with little or no fertilizer.