• Latin Name : Cleome Hassleriana
  • Familia : Capparaceae
  • Popular Names : Spider Flower, Grandfather's Whiskers
  • Propagation : seeds
  • Planting medium: a mixture of garden soil, sand, and compost
  • Region of Origin : South America
Spider flower has a very beautiful flower, this plant grows to a height of 0.9 to 1.5 meters and 0.4 to 0.6 meters wide canopy. The flowers grow at the end of the rod with a length of 2.5 to 20 cm, and has stamens which protrude with a length of 5-8 cm. These stamens which give the impression that this flowers is like a spider with long legs. Spider flower's leaf is very similar to cannabis leaf.

These plants often bloom, and flowers are long lasting. The color of the flowers there are 3 kinds, namely white, pink and purple. Suitable to be planted as a background of other lower plants, or as a filler in a garden.

This plant can be shaped as desired. If you want a tall and slender figure, you simply remove the branches that grow on the side of the main stem. To get a figure that is more dense and low, trim the stem end at which point you want to create branching.


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