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The Cleome Cherry Queen, 'Cleome spinosa', is a knockout. The Cherry Queen is very easy to grow and lends authority to any garden. The flower clusters, 3 to 6 inches across, are a deep carmine-rose with golden buds. The Cherry Queen is a wonderful flower to attract butterflies. Cherry Queens bloom in late July through first frosts and can be hardy if grown in protected sites.Cleome likes rich, deep garden soil,, and is somewhat drought tolerant. If they are grown in exposed positions, they may require staking. The Cherry Queen is best planted in back of beds or next to a wall, trellis, or fence. Plant after all danger of frost has passed. They can be mass planted in island beds, instead of trees or shrubs, where a strong vertical impact is needed. Plant in full sun for best results.
Scientific Name : Cleome spinosa

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