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Erysimum cheiri 'Cloth of Gold' (Wallflower 'Cloth of Gold')

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Botanical name: Erysimum cheiri 'Cloth of Gold'

Other names: Wallflower 'Cloth of Gold'

Genus: Erysimum

Variety or Cultivar: 'Cloth of Gold' _ 'Cloth of Gold' is a short-lived subshrub, evergreen perennial, grown as a hardy biennial, with lance shaped, dark green leaves and large, fragrant, golden yellow flowers that bloom in spring. Uniform in habit.

Erysimum cheiri 'Cloth of Gold' is: Evergreen

Flower: Golden-yellow in Spring

Foliage: Dark-green in All seasons

Fragrance: The flowers are slightly fragrant

Habit: Bushy, Clump-forming, Compact, Domed

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Specific pests: Flea beetles , Slugs , Snails

Specific diseases: Clubroot , Downy mildew

General care

Pruning: Trim lightly after flowering to prevent plants becoming leggy. . REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to

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Erysimum cheiri 'Cloth of Gold' (Wallflower 'Cloth of Gold') will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 0.3m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses: Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Garden edging, Gravel, Mediterranean

Cultivation: Grow in poor, well-drained (ideally alkaline) soil, preferably in full sun. Will tolerate partial shade.

Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)

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