Common Name: Spider Plant
Category: Annuals & Biennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage, Has fragrant flowers/foliage
|Hardiness: Tender||Height: 1.50 m (150 cm)|
|Sun/Shade: Full sun||Spread: 0.50 m (50 cm)|
|Foliage Type: Deciduous||Flower Colour: Purple, Pink, White|
|Foliage Colour: Green||Flowering Period: June to August|
Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained
The particularly long stamens on the flowers of this annual plant give them a spidery appearance, hence the common name. The flowers are produced in summer, they have a strong fragrance and vary in colour, being white, pink or purple. Cleome hasseleriana has hairy stems, the leaves are mid-green and palmate.
Cleome hassleriana 'Violet Queen'