I have never been much for annuals, especially the kitsch variety, but always have a few of the exotics like these, tithonia (mexican sunflower) and cosmos. The Cleome are currently 4 to 5 feet tall. Spiney with sharp prickers that require gloves to harvest.
“The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.”
― C.G. Jung