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PlantFiles: Perennial Wallflower
Erysimum 'Fragrant Sunshine'

Family: Brassicaceae (brass-ih-KAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Erysimum (er-RIS-ih-mum) (Info)
Cultivar: Fragrant Sunshine
Additional cultivar information: (PP13432; Walberton's, aka Walfrasun)
Hybridized by Tristram; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2001

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12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

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Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly


Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant

Soil pH requirements:
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive loneoak221 On Jun 16, 2009, loneoak221 from Bow, WA wrote:

Keep in mind that patented plants are protected and asexual propagation is prohibited.

It's an awesome plant, easy to grow, and has a long bloom period not to mention an outstanding fragrance. Compact, self branching it's best to cut back bloom stalks once blooming is complete.

Positive philomel On Apr 17, 2003, philomel from Castelnau RB Pyrenes
France (Zone 8a) wrote:

This perennial wallflower has a scent to rival any in the genus


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

San Leandro, California
Dumas, Texas
Edison, Washington
Vancouver, Washington

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