There are exceptions to this - probably the best known Erysimum
is Bowles's Mauve which will last a few years before getting too leggy.
Buy three plants of Erysimum
Apricot Twist for PS10.
The whole group now comes under the new name of Erysimum
and includes our traditional bedding types such as Erysimum
cheiri and E.
cheiranthoides R Festuca pratensis CSR 4 (0.
QI saw some wonderful plants which I thought were wallflower but was told they were Erysimum
Farplants is introducing a new erysimum
called Warbatons Fragrant Sunshine with orange-scented flowers.
A TARDY start and inexperience mitigated against this Arcano filly in a four-runner (median auction) two-year-old maiden in Fairyhouse on Wednesday.
I also spied wonderful aubretia (perfect for crawling through dry stone walls or rockeries), primula and Erysimum
(wallflowers) all in purple and yellow which make cheerful displays.
At the front of the border you could have dwarf lavender, Sedum spectabile, lamb's ears and ornamental grass such as stipa tenuissima, while middle-sized drought-resistant plants include Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus', Erysimum
'Bowles's Mauve' (wallflower), Russian sage and Nepeta 'Six Hills Giant' (catmint).
Expert tip: Wallflowers also combine successfully with roses, especially erysimum
Bowles's mauve, which starts flowering with the tulips and goes on until September.
Examples include Persicaria (Knotweed) Cytisus (Pineapple broom) Calluna (heather) Lonicera (Honeysuckle) Trifolium (Clover) Cardamine (Cuckoo flower) Erysimum
(Wallflower) Helianthemum (Rock rose), Festuca (Blue fescue) Sorbus (Mountain ash) Malus (Crab apple) and hundreds more.
Wallflowers - or Erysimum
to give them their Sunday name - provide a glorious splash of colour and a heady perfume.