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Erysimum

Erysimum spp.

Full Sun
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

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    Overview

    Also known commonly as wallflower, the genus Erysimum contains over 260 annual, biennial and semi-evergreen or evergreen perennials and subshrubs. All are typically grown for their attractive flowers and perennials in this genus are generally short-lived and treated as biennial plants in cultivation. Flowers tend to be scented, with 4 petals, produced profusely and come in a wide range of warm colours including pink, red, orange, yellow, purple and multiple bicoloured varieties. Species from this genus have been used to produce numerous cultivars.

    Common problems

    Special Features

    Attractive flowers