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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.
Flower colour: mauve and pink
Flowering season: spring summer autumn winter
Maximum height: 0.5 metres
Minimum height: 0.4 metres
Maximum width: 0.5 metres
Minimum width: 0.3 metres
This plant will tolerate full sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: Butterflies, insects, bees.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical, tropical.
Loam: moist, well-drained.
Clay: moist, well-drained.
Soil pH: 5.5-7.5
Planting season: not specified.
Types of fertiliser: Half strength liquid fertiliser.