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'Cleome - Pink Queen' Seeds

Cleome hassleriana


  • Annual to 150 cm height
  • Clear pink flowers from Spring to Autumn
  • Evergreen
  • Fast grower
  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Suits beds, borders and pots
  • Informal and cottage gardens
  • Makes a great cut flower
  • Perfumed
  • Bee and butterfly attracting
  • Open pollinated seeds


Cleome hassleriana, commonly known as spider flower, spider plant, pink queen or grandfather's whiskers, is an annual growing to a height of 150 cm, with spirally arranged leaves. The leaves are palmately compound, with five or seven leaflets, the leaflets up to 12 cm long and 4 cm broad and the leaf petiole up to 15 cm long. The flowers are pink with some white, with four petals and six long stamens. The fruit is a capsule up to 15 cm long and 3 mm broad, containing several seeds. Flowering lasts from spring to early autumn. The scented blooms are sometimes compared to citronella. C. hassleriana is commonly cultivated in temperate regions as a half-hardy annual.

Cleome - Pink Queen

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  • Genus Cleome
    Species Hasslerina
    Common name Pink Queen, Spider Flower, Spider Plant, Grandfather's Whiskers
    Type Annual
    Flower color Pink (some white)
    Foliage Green
    Perfumed flowers Yes
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