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Erysimum 'Yellow Bird' (Wallflower 'Yellow Bird')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.5m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Erysimum 'Yellow Bird'

Other names

Wallflower 'Yellow Bird'

Genus

Erysimum Erysimum

Variety or Cultivar

'Yellow Bird' _ 'Yellow Bird' is a compact, biennial that forms a bushy mound of dark green leaves the first season, then early in the second spring it forms clusters of fragrant golden-yellow flowers.


Erysimum 'Yellow Bird' is: Semi evergreen

Fragrance

The flowers are slightly fragrant

Habit

Bushy, Clump-forming

Flower

Yellow in Spring; Yellow in Summer

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

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Erysimum 'Yellow Bird' (Wallflower 'Yellow Bird') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Grow in poor, well-drained (ideally alkaline) soil in full sun.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness

Tender in frost (H3)

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Botanical name

Erysimum 'Yellow Bird'

Other names

Wallflower 'Yellow Bird'

Genus

Erysimum Erysimum

Variety or Cultivar

'Yellow Bird' _ 'Yellow Bird' is a compact, biennial that forms a bushy mound of dark green leaves the first season, then early in the second spring it forms clusters of fragrant golden-yellow flowers.

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Fragrance

The flowers are slightly fragrant

Habit

Bushy, Clump-forming


Colour

Flower

Yellow in Spring; Yellow in Summer

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

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Erysimum 'Yellow Bird' (Wallflower 'Yellow Bird') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Grow in poor, well-drained (ideally alkaline) soil in full sun.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness

Tender in frost (H3)

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