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Synonyms for cleome

any of various often strong-smelling plants of the genus Cleome having showy spider-shaped flowers

tropical and subtropical annual or perennial herbs or low shrubs

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Cleomes also self-seed rapidly, creating dozens of new plants each year.
A great combination is Verbena bonariensis, cosmos and cleomes.
Cleomes aren't slow to mature, just slow to germinate.
The spider flower, Cleome spinosa, is an annual that is regularly used as a bedding plant in warmer climes.
As summers seem to be getting hotter, I'm going to risk growing cleomes.