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Spider flower Overview
Cleome contains over 200 herbaceous annual and perennial shrubs and plant species naturally distributed across tropical and warm temperate locations around the world. Commonly known as spider flowers, the 4-petalled flowers are normally purple, pink, yellow or white and have 6 long stamens. Cultivation has resulted in a range of cultivar species, mostly for ornamental garden use, but one species is used as a vegetable crop.
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How to propagate Spider flower
Seed sown outdoor in late spring.
Other uses of Spider flower
Grown for their unusual spidery flowers.
Flowers to Sow or Plant Under Cover in March
Sow these seeds and pot up these tubers to get an early start on the year.Explore all