Rocky Mountain beeplant (Cleome serrulata)

single purple spidery flower

Rocky Mountain beeplant

 

Common name: Rocky Mountain beeplant
Botanical name: Cleome serrulata

Light: Full sun
Height: 12 – 48 inches
Water: moderate to low, grows larger with some water
Soil type: well-drained sandy soils

Annual wildflower with pink to reddish purple spidery flowers in midsummer turning to bean-like seedpods; deer resistant – unpleasant odor when abraided; attracts pollinators; gorgeous large specimen plant!