Double Mixed Wallflower Seeds 6665

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Double Mixed Wallflower Seeds 6665. Bushy plants about 40 cm (16") across are covered with four-clawed clusters of orange, rose, red and yellow shaded flowers. Uniform sized plants bloom in the spring and are quite easy to grow. Transplants well. Adds a sophisticated fragrance to any floral arrangement. Biennial hardy to Zone 5 with protection. We recommend using a light mulch to protect the evergreen rosettes over the winter. Wallflower may self-sow and naturalize where winters are mild.

How to Grow

680 seed/gram. Start indoors in a soil-less mix in early March. Sow seed 6 mm (1/4") deep and keep at 20 C (70 F) for 20-25 days germination period. After germination grow on at slightly cooler temperatures before hardening off and transplanting to a sunny to slightly shaded area in the garden. Wallflower has two-year life cycle. Plants grow only leaves first season from seed. In second season, they bloom, cast seed and die with first frost.


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BLOOMING SEASON BEGINS

Late Spring

LIFECYCLE

Biennial

PROPAGATION

Start Indoors or Sow Direct in Fall

DAYS TO EMERGENCE

20 to 25

LIGHT

Full Sun

GROWTH HABIT

Sturdy

HEIGHT

Medium (45 to 60 cm)(18 to 24")

FROST TOLERANCE

Winter Hardy

DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY

Easy

HERITAGE

Open Pollinated

FAMILY NAME

Brassicaceae

LATIN

Cheiranthus allioni (Erysimum marshallii )

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Border plant, Early spring colour, Massing in sunny sites.

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