- Self-seeding, half-hardy annual plants grow to 3-4 feet tall
- Pink, purple, and white flowers
- Thorny stems like a rose bush
- Great as a cut flower or in ornamental plantings
- 250 seeds per packet
(Cleome hassleriana) (aka Cleome) Introduced from the West Indies to England in 1817. Airy blossoms in a mix of rose, pink, purple, and white. Flowers are followed by narrow 4-5" intriguing seedpods which resemble spider legs. Moderately thorny stems. Very easy to maintain. Self-seeding, half-hardy annual, 3-4' tall.