Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Spider Flower (Cleome)



Cleome is one of my favorite annuals, it is one of the flowers I remember from my childhood, an older neighbor lady had spider flowers planted in her garden, they really caught my attention. I plant them every year some years they reseed themselves, some years they don't.

9 comments:

Owin & Irena said...

beautiful pictures of a beautiful plant.
irena

kris said...

I love cleome too - I don't always plant it because some years it reseeds all over the place! But then I lose it and have to start over. Another fav for me is cosmos - so fun to watch on a breezy day.

admin said...

I have seen these flowers on other sites but wasn't sure what they were they are very pretty with a delicate look about them. I hope they grow in the UK.
Sara from farmingfriends

Me said...

I've only planted cleome once...I thought it was lovely but strangely, I've never planted it again. Hm.

Jean said...

Beautiful shot! I've had it before too. I don't know why I gave up on it! Beautiful!

Connie said...

Gorgeous photos!! So striking against the black backdrop...did you take these at night?

kate said...

These are wonderful photographs! This year, I have had success with Cleome.... they grew tall and have flowered beautifully. In past years, they didn't do well at all. I would be really happy if they reseeded!

Ki said...

What wonderful pictures of your cleome. This is a difficult flower to photograph but you did a great job.

Iowa Gardening Woman said...

Thanks for all the nice comments.

Connie, I did not take it at night but it was late in the evening.