Erysimum perofskianum ‘Gold Shot’ – (Wallflower)

$3.00

Erysimum Perofskianum ‘Gold Shot’ is a new variety , with narrow, dark green leaves and golden-yellow clusters of fragrant flowers on on bushy plants.

Description

This wallflower produces fragrant golden yellow flowers on a sturdy, bushy plant which is robust and performs well. Flowers are borne from early spring continuously  to autumn. The plant is heat tolerant,and the flower attracts butterflies.

Sowing advice

Sow late summer for spring flowering or late winter for autumn flowering. Best sown under glass late winter and spring. Surface sow into moist well-drained seed compost. Cover with a fine layer of soil or vermiculite. Keep moist but not wet. Ideal temp. 20°C. Germination takes 10-14 days. Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle to 8cm pots. Acclimatise and plant out once danger of frost has passed. Can be sown directly in October-December where they are to flower. Thin to 50cm spacing in April.

Additional information

Classification

Hardy Perennial

Common Name

Wallflower

Family

Brasicaceae, Cruciferae

Maximum Height

40 cm

Number of seeds in packet

30