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Wallflower
Erysimum 'Winter Sorbet'

Family: Brassicaceae (brass-ih-KAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Erysimum (er-RIS-ih-mum) (Info)
Cultivar: Winter Sorbet

Category:

Perennials

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Rose/Mauve

Coral/Apricot

Orange

Red-Orange

Pale Yellow

Brown/Bronze

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Mid Spring

Foliage:

Evergreen

Herbaceous

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Flowers are fragrant

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Salt Lake City, Utah

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Apr 26, 2008, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

Comparable in colour with E. 'Sweet Sorbet' with its flowers in purple, yellow, pink and copper tones. This variety however, is earlier to flower, more compact and with larger flowers.
Prefers full sun, or partial shade with free-draining soil. Doubtful hardy It is possible that it will survive normal winter conditions outside, if it is protected from the worst frosts.