Cleome serrulata (Rocky Mountain Bee Plant) is a colorful long blooming native annual with large showy flowers in shades of pink and rose pink, it is invaluable as a nectar source for bees and butterflies. It's traditionally used by native peoples as a source for dyes, edible leaves and medicinal preparations. Grow as an annual. Reseeds easily year to year.
Studies have shown this plant to be more effective than DEET as a tick repellent in fields.