A top plant for wildlife gardens, Erysimum ‘Bowles Mauve’ is loved by bees, butterflies, moths and hoverflies and with an exceptionally long flowering season from March to August is a prized addition to a wildlife friendly garden.
The rich purple flowers of this wallflower are plentiful and long lasting. The slivery foliage is a lovely contrast to the flowers. Expect flowers from early summer through to autumn, regular dead heading will keep the appearance neat. Attractive to bees and butterflies. Short lived plant similar to lavender.
Height and spread: 70cm high, 50cm spread
Common name: everlasting wallflower
Position in the garden: full sun to light shade
Soil type: any well drained fertile soil
Flowering period: May to September
Hardiness: hardy but may suffer during exceptionally cold periods