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Erysimum Genus

Wallflower

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist

Description

Erysimum genus (Wallflower). This genus consist of biennials, annuals, evergreen or semi-evergreen, short-lived perennials and sub-shrubs, and they are grown for their flowers.

Characteristics

Annuals, Perennials or Biennials, Evergreens, Fragrants

Other common names

Blister cress

Origin

N.Africa, N. America & C. Asia

Interest and use

Grown for their flowers. Suitable for borders, banks and rock gardens.

Cultivation

They are fully to frost hardy and will need sun and well drained soil.

Propagation

You can propagate the seeds in the spring or autumn or by softwood cuttings in the summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Susceptible to fungal and bacterial diseases. Slugs and snails may cause damage.

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