Erysimum

Erysimum

These stalwart late winter and early spring bloomers have long been relied upon for their early performance.  The smallish four-petaled flowers in tall racemes provide masses of color and make good plants for bedding out.  Erysimum prefer poor to moderately fertile, neutral to alkaline soil that is well-drained.  Remove flower stems as they finish; sniip off down a few leaves into the foliage and you will be rewarded with a more compact and uniform plant.  Shape plants after they bloom to stimulate new growth.  Companion plants include aquilegia, dicentra, viola, primula, scabiosa and tulips

Specifications

  • Common Name: Wallflower
  • Zone: 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9
  • Bloom: Spring | Late Spring | Early Summer
  • Growth: 18-24 Inches
  • Exposure: Full Sun | Partial Sun | Partial Shade
  • Water: Average