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Erysimum 'Bowles's Yellow'

A Conservation Scheme Plant

Date Introduced

Introduced by
Isle of Wight Group

Reason for Inclusion
Interesting association with E.A.Bowles. Less well-known than Erysimum ‘Bowles’s Mauve’

Purchased from Cotswold Garden Flowers

Brief description of plant
Short-lived evergreen perennial.

Height x Spread
25cm x 25cm

Bright, butter-yellow cruciform flowers opening from red-tinged buds.

Evergreen, lanceolate dark green leaves.

Flowering Time
April - June

Soil type
Neutral to alkaline soil. Free-draining.

Full sun

Pests and diseases
Like all brassicas they can be susceptible to flea beetle damage which appears as small holes in the leaves. Club root can be a problem if the soil is too acid.

Short-lived perennial with typical lifespan of 3-4 yrs so needs to be propagated regularly.

Take soft or semi-ripe cuttings to root in gritty compost under glass, with or without heat.

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