February 1, 2023
Cleome Hassleriana

Cleome Hassleriana

Cleome hassleriana is also known as Spider Plant, Pink Queen, or Spider Flower. It is part of the Cleomaceae family of plants. It is native to South America. They are erect annuals reaching a height of about 150cm. The leaves are palmately compound. The flowers are bright pink. Cleome hassleriana flowers in the summer. It is a self-seeding deciduous annual that thrives in the sun. It is drought-resistant. Plant it in moist well-drained soil. Cleome hassleriana is usually pest-free but watch out for caterpillars.

Cleome Hassleriana
Cleome Hassleriana
Cleome Hassleriana
Cleome Hassleriana in a border at Flower Walk in Hyde Park, London

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