Cleome 'Helen Campbell'

Cleome spinosa 'Helen Campbell' is the lovely, hugely floriferous pure white cleome. More
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Cleome spinosa 'Helen Campbell' is the lovely, hugely floriferous pure white cleome.

Cleomes are an elegant and ethereal, very long-lasting and statuesque annual. This is a must for the summer and autumn garden, going on flowering longer than all the other half-hardies and totally invaluable for that.

We've discovered that this germinates best with lots of temperature fluctuations from hot to cold, cold to hot , so sow early. The only downside to cleomes are their thorns, but they're easy to remove.

Genus Cleome spinosa
Variety Helen Campbell
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Common Name American Spider Flower
Border Position Back
Soil Type Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 120cm (4ft)
Spacing 45cm after last frosts. Pinch out tips at 15-20cm.
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow under cover in January/Feburary. Can be tricky to germinate. Needs plenty of time.
Care Tips May need staking.
Flowering 20 weeks from sowing. This is a cut-and-come-again variety.
Vase Life They will look good for 7-10 days. Sear the stem ends in boiling water for 20 seconds. Beware of thorns.
Harvesting Flower production: 4 months.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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