Cleome – Cleome hassleriana (C. spinosa) Share this:Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Shop our Growers Choice Subscription! Shop Now Designed with love! Our Grower's Choice Subscription freshly picked and delivered to your door every month. Shop Now Common Name: Spider flower, Cleome Botanical Name: Cleome hassleriana (C. spinosa), klay-O-mee has-ler-i-AN-a Decorative Life: 6-8 days. Flower Color: Pink, Purple, White Availability: Summer Tidbits: From the Greek “kleos” (glory) referring to the flowers’ stunning display. The specific epithet name “hassleriana” is in honor of Emile Hassler. Often cultivated in more exotic gardens.