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Planted at Mount Vernon


  • Upper Garden

  • Hardiness Zones


    Wallflowers are a charming spring bloomer of exceptional hardiness. With yellow and red flowers, this cheerful annual adds vibrancy to the front and middle of the flower border.

    Latin Name

    Erysimum cheiri


    Family

    Brassicaceae


    Type of Plant

    Annual

    Bloom Season

    April - June


    Seasons

    Spring
    Winter

    Specifications

    Max Height: 2'
    Max Spread: 1.5'

    Uses

  • Annual
  • Flower Border

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun

    Tollerances

  • Dry Soil
  • Drought
  • Shallow-Rocky Soil

  • Colors


    Native Range

    Southern Europe


    History

    They have been grown in English gardens since the late 1500s and were popular in colonial gardens by the beginning of the 18th century.


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