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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 12 to 20 inches (30-50 cm)
Flowers: Fragrant
Flower Color: Mauve
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Does not produce seed so has to be propagated by cuttings!
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP19,733; Can. Can.: 3290a

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Trade name information:
Trade Name: Senorita Rosalita®
Cultivar name: 'Inncleosr'
Common names
  • Spider Flower
  • Cat's Whiskers

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Location: Elberfeld, Indiana
Date: 2022-09-02
Location: Elberfeld, Indiana
Date: 2022-07-18
From a 2021 start that was overwintered inside and almost complet
Location: Elberfeld, Indiana
Date: 2022-09-02
Picture taken on 9/2/22 after cutting this plant back by at least
Location: Kingsport, TN
Location: Georgia, USA 
Date: Summer
Location: my garden, Gent, Belgium
Date: 31st July 2009
Location: My zone 3a garden
Date: 2014-08-19
Location: Elberfeld, Indiana
Date: 2020-09-13
Location: my garden, Gent, Belgium
Date: 17th September 2009
Valuable annual, blooms 'forever'
Location: Kalama, Wa.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: My zone 3a garden
Date: 2014-05-28
Location: Elberfeld, Indiana
Date: 2022-07-08
Location: Elberfeld, Indiana
Date: 2020-09-13
Location: Kalama, Wa.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: AgriLife North Farm, Overton, TX
Date: 2014-06-26
Location: My zone 3a garden
Date: 2014-05-31
Location: Outside corner of dog's pen. Full sun all day.
Date: 2014-07-22
Location: Outside corner of dog's pen. Full sun all day.
Date: 2014-07-19
View from a kitchen window.
Location: Maryland
Date: 2015-08-26
Location: My garden, Ghent, Belgium
Date: 2011-08-24
Location: My garden, Ghent, Belgium
Date: 2009-09-17
Location: Schwartz's Greenhouse, Romulus, MI
Date: 2014-06-05
Location: Plymouth Nursery, Plymouth, MI
Date: 2010-05-06

Date: 2011-11-02
Location: KALAMA WA
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Date: 2012-05-10
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Location: Orem, Utah
Date: 2012-05-10
At Sunriver Gardens

Date: 2012-05-18
Location: Orem, Utah
Date: 2012-05-18
At Sunriver Gardens
Location: My zone 3a garden
Date: 2014-08-20
Location: My zone 3a garden
Date: 2014-05-28
Location: My zone 3a garden
Date: 2014-05-28

Date: 2011-09-05
Location: Work area
Date: 2014-05-21
Location: Dog's pen (outside) on gate side.
Date: 2014-05-21
Location: Dog's pen (outside) on gate side.
Date: 2014-05-21
Location: Outside corner of dog's pen. Full sun all day.
Date: 2014-07-22
Location: Local nursery.
Date: 20141-1008
Mexican sage at top of photo.
Location: Elberfeld, Indiana
Date: 2020-09-13
Location: Schwartz's Greenhouse, Romulus, MI
Date: 2014-06-05
Location: Schwartz's Greenhouse, Romulus, MI
Date: 2014-06-05
Location: Alexanders's Farm Market, MI
Date: 2010-05-23
Location: Alexanders's Farm Market, MI
Date: 2010-05-23
Location: Plymouth Nursery, Plymouth, MI
Date: 2010-05-06
Location: Friend's Garden, Michigan
Date: 5-2009
Location: KALAMA WA
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: KALAMA WA
  • Uploaded by Joy

Date: 2011-11-02
Location: Orem, Utah
Date: 2012-05-10
At Sunrivers Garden
Location: Orem, Utah
Date: 2012-05-10
At Sunriver Gardens

Date: 2011-07-18
Location: my garden, Gent, Belgium
Date: 19th June 2009
Location: AgriLife North Farm, Overton, TX
Date: 2014-06-26
Location: My zone 3a garden
Date: 2014-05-31
Location: Dog's pen (outside) on gate side.
Date: 2014-07-05
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Comments:
  • Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Oct 3, 2011 7:16 PM concerning plant:
    This is the first year that I grew this cleome in my garden. Loved it. No reseeding issues as the flowers are sterile. It only comes in one color, a very pretty lavender pink, but it blooms continually all season until frost. Today is October 3rd and mine is still in full flower. No thorns, stickies, or smell. Just pretty flowers.
  • Posted by mcash70 (Near Kamloops, BC, Canada - Zone 3a) on Aug 26, 2014 5:34 PM concerning plant:
    I had not grown Spider Flower plants before and I was delighted with the performance of Cleome Senorita Rosalita in my zone 3a garden. With the cool nights we experience here, I was not too sure how well this delicate looking plant would do, but it turned out to be one of the best new plants that I have tried this growing season. It is planted in a mixed bed, where it gets morning sun and afternoon shade. It was blooming when I first planted it from a 5 inch pot and it hasn't stopped since. It is a very attractive carefree plant with purple pink blooms that require no deadheading. It has not been fed since first planting, but it gets ample water. It will be on the top of my plant list next spring.
  • Posted by pirl (Southold, Long Island, NY - Zone 7a) on Jul 23, 2014 10:29 AM concerning plant:
    A delightful and reliable plant - no self-seeding, just beauty for a long period of time: June to November here in zone 7 on Long Island, NY.

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