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CLEOME SEEDS

Spider Flower

Cleome houtteana syn. C. hassleriana, syn. C. spinosa

 How to plant Cleome seeds 

Also known as the Spider Flower, Cleome plants are topped with ever-lengthening clusters of 4-8 inch, spidery flower heads. Bloom begins in early summer, continues until frost. Cleomes blend beautifully with perennial flowers.They are doubly striking planted alone in large blocks. Hummingbirds love Cleome blossoms. Plants are deer resistant, and will tolerate heat and drought.

SPARKLER SERIES Cleome Seeds

The 4-6 inch flower heads of Sparkler series cleomes appear freely, from early summer into the fall. Plants are upright growing, will reach 3.5-4 feet tall. Sparkler Cleomes are the first hybrids. They are more vigorous, and heavy blooming than open-pollinated plants. Sparklers grow shorter and bushier, are easier to blend into garden beds. Will grow in containers.

Soft pink and white blooms of Sparkler Blush cleome AN10140

SPARKLER BLUSH Cleome Seeds

Blushing pink and white blossoms.

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Sparkler Mix Cleome in a mix of blush, lavender, rose, and white. AN09187

SPARKLER MIX Cleome Seeds

A formulated mix of Sparkler Blush, Lavender, Rose, and White flowers.

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Sparkler White cleome with flowers of pristine white. AN10156

SPARKLER WHITE Cleome Seeds

Pure, fresh, white flowers.

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Sparkler Lavender cleome blossoms in soft lavender shades. AN10148

SPARKLER LAVENDER Cleome Seeds

Pastel lavender flowers.

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QUEEN SERIES Cleome Seeds

Queen series cleome plants grow 4-6 feet tall. Smaller in short-season areas. Flower heads measure 6-8 inches across. The cleomes of the Queen series are open pollinated; they are the best cleomes when self-sowing is desired.

Queen Mix cherry, white, violet, and rose colored blooms. AN00173

QUEEN MIX Cleome Seeds

A formula mix of cherry, rose, violet and white flowers.

500 seeds - $1.99
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Brilliant cherry colored blossoms of Cherry Queen cleome. AN00176

CHERRY QUEEN Cleome Seeds

Bright cherry-rose blooms.

500 seeds - $1.99
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Vivid purple flowers of Violet Queen Cleome AN00182

VIOLET QUEEN Cleome Seeds

Radiant purple flower heads. Leaf edges are tinted purple.

500 seeds - $1.99
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White Queen Cleome with snowy white flowers. AN11210

WHITE QUEEN Cleome Seeds

Solid white blooms.

500 seeds - $1.99
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Soft rosy flowers of Queen Rose Cleome. AN01120

ROSE QUEEN Cleome Seeds

Pastel rose-pink blooms.

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How to Plant Cleome Seeds

Sow Cleome seed in cell packs or flats press into soil and barely cover. Keep at 75-80°F. during the day, and 10°F. cooler at night. Germination is in 10-21 days. The 'Queen' series cleomes are best sown where they are to grow after all danger of frost ¼ inch deep and 3 inches apart. Thin to 18-24 inches apart.

Comments: The 'Sparkler' series is primed for easy germination and should not be chilled prior to sowing. The 'Queen' series will germinate at higher rates if the seed is chilled. Spread seed out evenly on a moist paper towel, fold and put inside a zip-lock bag. Place bag in the refrigerator for 2 weeks. Remove seeds and immediately sow into prepared seed beds. For both series high daytime temperatures followed by cooler nighttime temperatures is extremely beneficial. Outdoors this temperature swing occurs naturally. Indoors, using a heating pad during the day and turning it off at night is effective.