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ERYSIMUM 'Bowles Mauve'

Commonly known as Perennial wallflower

RHS Plant of the Decade 1973 - 1982. Green foliage, mauve flowers
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Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
individually £12.50 each , 3+ £10.00 each 

Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022
plant size comparison icon 1.5 to 2 Litre

 

  • Evergreen - narrowly lance-shaped grey-green leaves.
  • Blue - mauve
  • Height - 75cm (30in) plus
  • Spread - 60cm (24in)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - vigorous subshrubby perennial.
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - insects. Trim lightly after main flowering to delay legginess. Short-lived perennial. can be replaced easily after 2-3 years by cuttings taken May-July
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs, snails, flea beetle, club root, mildew, leaf spot, root rot, mosaic virus.
  • Place of origin - southern Europe.
  • Flower Shape - Racemes - - long racemes of 4-petalled flowers to 1.5cm (½in) across
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers - - slightly fragrant.
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Neutral to alkaline soil - - ideally, alkaline
  • Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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Erysimum - Growing Guide
75cm (30in) plus
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  60cm (24in)
 

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