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Erysimum cheiri 'Orange Bedder'
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common name: English Wallflower
annual/biennial, evergreen, scented/aromatic
poisonous or irritant
dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -6°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
Biennial or short-lived evergreen perennial. Compact bushy habit with dark green foliage. Clusters of bright orange flowers with a brownish cast, freely produced in spring. Flowers about two weeks earlier than "Siberian" wallflowers.
Well drained, preferably alkaline, soil in full sun. Will thrive in poor soils. Keep moist until established.
Cutting back hard after flowering will sometimes produce another flush of flowers in summer.
From seed, sown in midsummer. Also by stem cuttings.
Bedder Series cultivar.