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Erysimum hybrida Bowles Mauve

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Erysimum hybrida Bowles Mauve Wallflower,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
TBA Clumping, Upright

An upright shrubby perennial with attractive grey-green foliage and clusters of fragrant mauve flowers from Summer through to Autumn. Great for cottage themed gardens, rockeries and containers. Grows approx. 70cm tall x 60cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Snails And Slugs

Cultural Notes: Best grown in a full sun position in a well-drained soil. Prune lightly after flowering to promote further flowering and cut back by half towards the end of Summer. Feed during Spring with a suitable fertiliser. Drought tolerant.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Brassicaceae Europe

Foliage Colour: Green, Grey
Flower Colour: Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate