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

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1ft 6in
Max height
1ft
Max spread
1-2 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Erysimum cheiri 'Cloth of Gold'

Other names

Wallflower 'Cloth of Gold'

Genus

Erysimum 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

Fragrance

The flowers are slightly fragrant

Habit

Bushy, Clump-forming, Compact, Domed

Flower

Golden-yellow in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Flea beetles , Slugs , Snails Flea beetles , Slugs , Snails

Clubroot , Downy mildew Clubroot , Downy mildew

General care

Pruning

Trim lightly after flowering to prevent plants becoming leggy.

Propagation methods

Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Erysimum cheiri 'Cloth of Gold' (Wallflower 'Cloth of Gold') will reach a height of 1ft 6in and a spread of 1ft 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

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Erysimum cheiri 'Cloth of Gold'

Other names

Wallflower 'Cloth of Gold'

Genus

Erysimum 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.

Foliage

Evergreen

Fragrance

The flowers are slightly fragrant

Habit

Bushy, Clump-forming, Compact, Domed


Colour

Flower

Golden-yellow in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Flea beetles , Slugs , Snails

Specific diseases

Clubroot , Downy mildew

General care

Pruning

Trim lightly after flowering to prevent plants becoming leggy.

Propagation methods

Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Erysimum cheiri 'Cloth of Gold' (Wallflower 'Cloth of Gold') will reach a height of 1ft 6in and a spread of 1ft 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

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7

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