Also called the spider flower, this blend produces large flower clusters, interesting seed pods, and striking palm-like leaves on tall plants add drama to any garden. Great for attracting butterflies and hummingbirds. A wonderful, fragrant, cut flower in shades of white, pink, rose, and violet. Plants require little care and remain attractive even in heat, tolerate some drought, and often reseed to come back year after year. Plants grow up to 3′-5′ tall and produce 3″-6″ diameter flowers that bloom from summer to frost. Prefers full sun exposure. Prefers full to partial sun exposure. Botanical Interests’® Fountain Blend Cleome (Spider Flower) Seeds are USDA Organic and have been verified by The Non-GMO Project.
Outdoors: Sow 2-4 weeks before your average last frost date.
Indoors: Sow 6-8 weeks before your average last frost date. Transplant once nighttime air temperatures are above 50°F. Germination may be erratic.
What is an heirloom seed?
An heirloom variety is one that has been passed down from generation to generation. Generally, the variety must have been around for at least 50 years. They are open-pollinated, which means they have been exposed to natural pollination methods like insects or winds. They aren’t hybrids or genetically modified.