Cleome hassleriana (Cleome hassleriana)

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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.

CULTIVATION

Plant out in spring and summer in well drained but moist beds or pots with good quality potting mix. Water well at planting.

FERTILISING

Regular applications of Seasol and Power Feed in spring and summer will keep it looking its best.

Plant Attributes

HAT COLOURMixed
SPECIAL QUALITIESCharacterised by showy, spidery flowers. Useful for its rapid growth and delicate floral effect.
FLOWERSUnusual airy, spidery flowers with long protruding stamens. Ranging in colour from pure white through to pink and purple. Summer flowering.
PLANTS NEEDED PER SQUARE METRE4
HABITUpright annual. Fast growing. Hairy and slightly prickly stems.
WIDTH45cm
HEIGHT1.0m