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Commonly known as Wallflower
Genus, now including Cheiranthus, of about 80 species of annuals, biennials and mainly evergreen perennials, often woody-based, found mostly on well-drained, calcareous soil from Europe to North Africa, western and central Asia and North America.
Named Wallflowers as they were commonly found growing in loose mortar on walls.
Evergreen - mainly evergreen perennials, some annuals and biennials.
Additional Features - Good to know - - a brassica. Wildlife plant - insects.
Pests & Diseases - slugs, snails, flea beetle, club root, mildew, leaf spot, root rot, mosaic virus.
Place of origin - Europe to northern Africa, western and central Asia, North America.
Soil Conditions - Neutral to alkaline soil - - ideally, alkaline
Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
Wildlife - Bee friendly -