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Cleome x 'Senorita Blanca' (Spider Flower)

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Plant description

cleome x spider flower senorita blanca 2

cleome x spider flower senorita blanca 1

Cleome 'Senorita Blanca' is a great variety of the old favourite Spider flower, flowering generously from spring through to autumn in cooler areas and all year round in warm ones. It has pale mauve and pink blooms. It doesn't set seed so is not a weed problem. Easy care and waterwise and rarely troubled by pests or disease. Attractive to butterflies and bees. Grow to half a metre high and wide in a dense mounded habit.

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: mauve and pink
Flowering season: spring summer autumn winter

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.5 metres
Minimum height: 0.4 metres

Maximum width: 0.5 metres
Minimum width: 0.3 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: Butterflies, insects, bees.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical, tropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: moist, well-drained.

Clay: moist, well-drained.

Sand: moist.

Soil pH: 5.5-7.5

Miscellaneous information

Planting season: not specified.

Types of fertiliser: Half strength liquid fertiliser.

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