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Wallflower

Erysimum cheiri

Please keep in mind that it is illegal to uproot a plant without the landowner's consent and care should be taken at all times not to damage wild plants. Wild plants should never be picked for pleasure and some plants are protected by law.

Plant Data

Order:
Brassicales
Family:
Brassicaceae (Cabbage)
Type:
Flower
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC

Flower:
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Variable in colour, 4 petals
 
Variably coloured flowers, up to 3cm across. Yellow, orange, brown, purple or red. 4 well-spaced petals.
Fruit:
A long, erect, cylindrical pod, up to 7cm long.
Leaves:
A perennial garden escape. Narrow, spear-shaped and untoothed leaves. The uppermost leaves are the narrowest.
Maximum Size:
60 centimetres tall
Aroma:
The flowers are very fragrant.
Other Names:
Erysimum.
Frequency (UK):
Occasionally seen  
Habitats:
Cliffs, gardens, rocks, seaside, walls, wasteland.