Cleome isomeris

Cleome isomeris

Bladderpod

Previous scientific name(s): Isomeris arborea, Isomeris arborea var. angustata, Isomeris arborea var. globosa, Isomeris arborea var. insularis

Formerly known as Isomeris arborea. Widely occurring, rounded shrub which survives well in dry washes or ravines, open plains or mesas, and along California coastal sea bluffs. An aromatic, salt-tolerant species, that grows up to four or five feet tall and yields attractive yellow blossoms.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 5 
feet
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
in.
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Not Adapted
Moderately Coarse: 
Average
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Best
Fine: 
Marginal

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Average
Seeding Rate: 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
35.80 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
4,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Yellow
Blooming Season: 
Spring
Summer