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Wallflower 'Vulcan'

Genus: Erysimum.

Species: Erysimum cheiri.

Erysimum cheiri (Goldlack)

Sow April -July
Flowers March - May
Height 30cm
Spread 20cm

A hardy biennial with sweetly scented purple to crimson blooms.

Sow outdoors, April to July, 0.5cm deep into finely prepared soil that has already been watered. Seedlings usually appear in 14-28 days. Thin seedlings to 5cm apart when large enough to handle. Plant out to flowering position in autumn, allowing 15cm between plants. To encourage a bushy habit and more flowers, pinch out the growing tips when plants are 10-15cm high. Plants then flower the following spring.

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