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Erysimum Winter Orchid


Closely related to the Wallflower, this dainty cottage garden perennial provides a breath of fresh air from late winter as it bounces into action by producing many fragrant flowers. Each bloom opens a coppery orange and turns purple as they age.
Flowering until early summer they are great as cut flowers. Prefers well-drained soil in sun or part shade.
Height 30cm (12”). Spread 40cm (16”). Prefers sun in poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil. Hardy perennial.
Flower Colour
Orange, Purple

Other
Bees and Butterflies, Drought Tolerant, Flowers For Cutting/Drying, Pest Resistant, Scented, Suitable for Container

Hardiness
Hardy Perennial

Category
Perennials

Delivery
April onwards

Flowering Time
Spring, Summer

Aspect
Sun or Partial Shade

Spread
40cm (16")

Height
30cm (12")

Erysimum

Soil

Well drained.

Position

Sun or partial shade

Cutting

Yes

Flowering

Late winter to early summer or spring to autumn depending on variety.

Additional Information

Fragrant. Attractive to bees and butterflies.Trim plant after flowering to prevent becoming leggy. Slug resistant. Propagate by nodal or softwood cuttings in spring or summer. Fully hardy perennial.

Delivery Date: 01 Jun 2018 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.


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"Thank you ladies for your beautiful plants.
Praise also, for the Bulrush Compost, of which I have purchased 8 bags during the past six months. It is superb and my garden has flourished.
Bless you,
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