Definition of spider flower in English:

spider flower

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noun

  • A plant with clusters of flowers which have long protruding stamens or styles.
    • a South American plant (genus Cleome, family Capparidaceae, in particular C. hassleriana).an Australian grevillea.
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    • If you grow plants that are notorious self-seeders, such as spider flower, removing the mulch at the end of the season will help to clear away most of the seeds as well.
    • Cleome, or spider flower, another reseeding annual, will give a bed height with its white, pink/purple blooms.
    • The images of the other four spider flowers were taken in the Lane Cove National Park in Sydney.

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