Cleome hassleriana (Cleome hassleriana)
Unusual airy, spidery flowers with long protruding stamens. Ranging in colour from pure white through to pink and purple. Summer flowering.
POSITION & USES
Background bedding plant. Useful for mass plantings, cottage gardens, herbaceous borders and cut flowers.
Plant out in spring and summer in well drained but moist beds or pots with good quality potting mix. Water well at planting.
Regular applications of Seasol and Power Feed in spring and summer will keep it looking its best.
|SPECIAL QUALITIES||Characterised by showy, spidery flowers. Useful for its rapid growth and delicate floral effect.|
|FLOWERS||Unusual airy, spidery flowers with long protruding stamens. Ranging in colour from pure white through to pink and purple. Summer flowering.|
|PLANTS NEEDED PER SQUARE METRE||4|
|HABIT||Upright annual. Fast growing. Hairy and slightly prickly stems.|