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Spider Flower

Cleome hasslerana is an annual growing up to 5 feet with good water and lots of sun.  The leaves are palmately compound  and the stamens are long and six in number.  An excellent bedding plant providing lots of color.  Photos by Laurel Woodley

Cleome hasslerana has lavender flowers
Spider Flower is an annual plant for a sunny location
Latin Name: 
Cleome hasslerana
Family Name: 
Capparaceae
Place of Origin: 
Southern South America
Bloom Time: 
Aug
Sep
Garden Location: 
Volunteer Garden