Cleome Spider Flower Drought Resistant Plants For Xeriscape Landscaping

Cleome Seeds - Mix

Flower Specifications

Season: Annual

USDA Zones: 3 - 10

Height: 36 - 42 inches

Bloom Season: Summer and fall

Bloom Color: Mix

Environment: Full sun

Soil Type: Moist, well-drained, pH 6.6 - 7.5

Deer Resistant: Yes

House Plant: No

Latin Name: Cleome Hassleriana

Planting Directions

Temperature: 68F

Average Germ Time: 10 - 21 days

Light Required: Yes

Depth: Do not cover

Sowing Rate: 2 - 3 seeds per plant

Moisture: Keep moist until germination

Plant Spacing: 18 inches

Cleome (Cleome Hassleriana Queen Mix) - Start some Cleome seeds if you are looking for a way to light up your garden in the evening. This cleome flower seed mix is brilliant giving you a colorful display! Cleome is also drought, deer and rabbit resistant.

Excellent cut flower

Also known as Spider Flower, the large 4 - 6 inch airy blooms are quite aromatic and an excellent addition to a cutting garden.

cleome mixed flowers

Cleome seed | mix

How to grow

How To Grow Cleome From Seed: Sow Spider Flower seeds indoors in late winter for transplanting outdoors after danger of frost. Or for areas with a long growing season, sow the flower seeds directly in the garden after danger of frost has passed and the soil temperature has warmed.

Plant Cleome Spider Flowers in full sun and in fertile well-drained soil. Do not cover the flower seeds but firmly press them into the soil. Keep the Cleome seeds moist until germination occurs and then water regularly to provide a great start for this prolific bloomer.

  • Sowing Rate: 2 - 3 seeds per plant
  • Average Germ Time: 10 - 21 days
  • Keep moist until germination
  • Attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds
  • Depth: Do not cover
cleome seeds mix

Flower Specifications

Cleome plants are very heat and sun tolerant. Even though it is an annual flowering plant, it is also a liberal self-sower, dropping its own flower seeds. Due to this fact, it should reappear the following spring.

  • Height: 36 - 42 inches
  • USDA Zones: 3 - 10
  • Season: Annual
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
  • Drought Tolerant: Yes