Cleome spinosa

Cleome Queen Mix


Tall plant providing large and interesting flower heads in cherry, rose, purple and white. Plants flower for months on end. Also known as spider flower.


50 seeds per packet

209 in stock

Flower type:Filler
Life cycle:Annual
Climate:Behaves as perennial in areas with mild winters.
Sowing guide:Refrigerate seeds @ 5-8 C for 1-2 weeks prior to sowing. Direct sow (recommended) in September. Alternatively sow in trays and transplant after 4-6 weeks
Germination guide:7-14 days @ 25 C. Light required - cover seed with thin layer of soil.
Position:Full Sun
Spacing:30 cm
Pinch:Not necessary
Flowering time:80 days after sowing
Final height:100-150 cm

Harvesting Tips:

Be careful when harvesting as the stems have small, but sharp thorns on them. Expected vase life is 5-7 days.

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