Cleome lutea

Cleome lutea

Yellow beeplant or Yellow spiderflower

Low to moderate water requirement; full sun. Numerous pincushion-like yellow flowers are fragrant, attracting bees and butterflies. This annual species inhabits western landscapes from desert shrublands to foothills and montane regions, sometimes in large colonies. Recommended for short-term stabilization and beautification.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 45 
in.
Life Form: 
Annual
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Low
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

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

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Marginal
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Average
Seeding Rate: 
- 11 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
46.00 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
101,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Yellow
Blooming Season: 
Spring
Summer