Violet Queen Cleome

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Violet Queen Cleome

Cleome hassleriana
Large purple-violet flowers are gorgeous in August. Also known as Spider Flower. Large open flower clusters with very long stamens atop 4' stalks. Blooms throughout the summer. Annual.


4985 Violet Queen
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Cleome

Annual. The Spider Flower sets large open flower clusters with very long stamens atop 4' stalks. Blooms throughout the summer and likes the hot and dry conditions of midsummer. Very attractive to bees. For better germination, prechill seeds in refrigerator. Do not cover seed. Likes alternating day (80°) and night (70°) temperatures to germinate. Will self-sow. ~450 seeds/g.

Flowers

All flowers are open-pollinated except where noted.

Days in parentheses after a variety indicate days to first bloom.

Germination Testing

For the latest results of our germination tests, please see the germination page.