Bowles' Mauve Wallflower

Erysimum 'Bowles' Mauve'

SKU
08437
A classic perennial wallflower selection with profuse clusters of fragrant, mauve flowers over an exceptionally long season; nearly year-round in warm coastal areas. Shrubby, upright form is perfect for mixed borders, cottage and butterfly gardens. Colorful, easy to grow and drought tolerant once established.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat. Tolerates drought, once established.

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Botanical Pronunciationer-RIS-ih-mum
Average Size at MaturityGrows 18 - 24 in. high and 15 - 18 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring through late summer.
Deciduous/ EvergreenSemi-evergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurplish-pink
Foliage ColorGray-green
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat. Tolerates drought, once established.

Provide average, well-drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Shelter young plants in winter, in colder zones. Prune lightly midsummer to promote continued bloom.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 6 - 10

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