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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.
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.
One of Ondra's favorite tips is to wait until midsummer to sow or transplant annual flowers like California Poppies (Eschscholzia californica), Cosmos (Cosmos sulphureus) and Cleome so they will peak in early fall.