spider flower

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spider flower

n.
See cleome.
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Noun1.spider flower - native to South America but naturalized in warm parts of United Statesspider flower - native to South America but naturalized in warm parts of United States; grown for its long-lasting spider-shaped white to pink-purple flowers
cleome, spiderflower - any of various often strong-smelling plants of the genus Cleome having showy spider-shaped flowers
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In Bombay a similar process photographing a wall with 'Do Not Spit' on it and a reptilian cement ground littered with pink spider flowers, and then, a post-wedding celebration of four football fields draped in mind-blowing red fabric with the night before's white flower garlands cast to the floor along with cigarette butts and other debris.
Or set out seedlings of any of the above, plus African daisies, bachelor's button, calendula, clarkia, forget-me-nots, globe amaranth, lobella, pansies, snapdragons, spider flowers, sweet alyssum, sweet William, and violas.
Combine three varities of the same plant, such as zinnias or marigolds, in different heights or by combing three different plants, such as tall spider flowers and medium-size dahlias, trimmed with a carpet of low-growing petinias.