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Hudson Valley Seed Company

Spider Flower Seeds

Regular price $ 3.95 USD
Regular price Sale price $ 3.95 USD

Art Pack. 150 seeds. Cleome hassleriana

A stunning, spindly floral garden delight.
What if spiders carried flowers on their backs? What if they spun their webs atop tall stalks so their bundles of blooms could be seen above the garden fray of rocks and weeds? Would you make room for these leggy blossom bearers? If you grow Cleome, the Spider Flower, the answer is yes. Let these pink flowers be born and stretch their long, seed-podded legs in your garden.


Days to Germination 7 to 14
Days to Maturity 75
Planting Depth <¼ inch
Spacing in Row 12 to 18 inches
Spacing Between Rows 18 to 36 inches
Height at Maturity 4 to 6 feet
Width at Maturity 12 inches

Direct sow after last frost, or sow in cold frame 3-4 weeks earlier. Needs light and temperature swings to germinate; just press into soil or potting medium. Pick a location where you want height and dramatic impact. Will self-sow each year in most conditions.

Diane Adzema's many layered paintings of oil, wax, and glazes are meant to illuminate the beauty and magic of nature. Her art focuses on the need for harmony with the natural world.