Cleome Plants
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What is this flower?

Zone France | Gunnercar added on June 14, 2017 | Answered

Hello I live in France and I have been given these plants by my French neighbour. Can you tell me please the name of them I asked him what they were but he didn't know and although I have posted photographs on Facebook asking if anyone can help it would seem nobody knows what they are - Can you help? Thank you

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heather
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Answered on June 14, 2017

That is cleome, also known as spider flower. It is a wonderful self seeder.

Here is more info:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/cleome/growing-cleomes.htm

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ellie13232
Answered on June 15, 2017

cleome is a great cut flower, but watch out for thorniness and sticky foliage. The may also have a musky odor.

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