Cleome hasslerana 'Purple Queen'
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Cleome hasslerana 'Purple Queen'


  family capparaceae 
  genus cleome 

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Genus  Cleome Species  hasslerana Variety  Cultivar  Purple Queen Common names  spiderflower Family  CAPPARACEAE Specimen number  S11196 Data source  HtZn p97
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Annual Life span  1 year Annual cycle  Not applicable Stature  Flower Growth form  Not applicable Growth habit  Various Overall height  3' - 4' Overall spread   
Sunshine  Full sun to light shade Water  Moist, well drained Optimal soil texture  Various Acceptable soil pH  Neutral USDA hardiness  Not classified AHS heat zones  Heat zones 12-01 Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  yes Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes  Cleome hasslerana 'Purple Queen' has a colorful display of berries in the fall and early winter. Spider flower needs summer days with high heat. Full sun to light shade is needed for this plant to do its best. It usually does best in moist, well drained soils.
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  yes Desirable qualities    Other interest  seed pods in late autumn Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes 
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  Fragrance parts  Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Seed Pollination method    Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period    Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
Is edible  no Culinary uses  Nutritional value  Edible parts  Description of edible parts Flavor / texture 
Horticulture notes  Propagation of Cleome hasslerana 'Purple Queen' can be achieved by seed.
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Cleome hasslerana 'Purple Queen' has an annual life cycle. Flowers: Spider flower has airy, globe-shaped flowers. Flowers begin in June and don't stop until October. The blossoms are usually a violet color.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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