Cleome hassleriana 'Clio Magenta'

Spider Flower

Photo courtesy of Ball Seed

  • Lavender pink flowers
  • Mounded
  • Long bloomer
Blooms all Season
Blooms all Season
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Partial Sun

Interesting Notes about Spider Flower:

Cleome are great for adding height to the garden, especially in larger garden beds.

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

The plants are easy to care for and do not need deadheading.  An application of fertilizer or compost on garden beds and regular fertilization of plants in pots will help ensure the best possible performance.

Height: 24-48 in
Spacing: 15-18 in
Price Level 1: $4.99 ea.~4 ½” pot
Bloom Color: Pink, Purple
Zone: 2-11

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Low Maintenance
  • Border or Bed
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Blooms all Season

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun


  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring
  • Summer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Attracts Butterflies