Erysimum 'Bowles' Mauve'

Wallflower - Erysimum  'Bowles' Mauve'

Common Name: Wallflower
Genus: Erysimum
Cultivar: 'Bowles' Mauve'

Category: Annuals & Biennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Suitable for growing in containers, Good for a rock garden, Long flowering period

Hardiness: Half-HardyHeight: 0.75 m (75 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.60 m (60 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Purple
Foliage Colour: Green, Grey/SilverFlowering Period: February to July

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained

This long-flowering, bushy, vigorous wallflower produces long spires of deep mauve flowers from late winter to summer above narrow grey-green leaves. It is a short-lived plant but makes a vivid display for months in a sunny border. Try it as part of a colour-themed scheme or contrast it with vivid yellows. It also looks good in a rock garden or raised bed.

  • Garden care: Requires little attention. Provide cloche protection where frosts are very severe or prolonged.

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