Wallflower 'Sunset Primrose' F1

Highly branched primrose wallflower, brilliant for planting with tulips and for picking for the vase. Highly scented. More
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Highly branched primrose wallflower, brilliant for planting with tulips and for picking for the vase. Highly scented.

Genus Erysimum
Group/Species cheiri (Sunset Series)
Variety Sunset Primrose F1
Type Biennial or Short-lived Perennial
Common Name Wallflower
Border Position Border (Middle)
Soil Type Neutral - Alkaline
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 30cm (12in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow outside May - July. Can be sown under cover. plant out your seedlings from late August to November. Seedlings can go straight in the border or you can grow on plants in 9cm pots until they reach 10 to 15cm in height at which point they’re ready to plant out. The ground should be prepared before planting out. Dig it over thoroughly, and mix in plenty of organic matter – such as manure or leaf mould. The planting location should have good drainage and ideally the soil should be slightly alkaline.
Care Tips Regular picking of flowers and deadheading your wallflowers is important during the warmer months to prevent them running to seed.
Flowering March - May
Vase Life These will last up to ten days in clean water. Sear their stem ends in boiling water for 20 seconds.
Harvesting Flower Production 3 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Wallflower 'Sunset Primrose' F1 reviews

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Reviewed 7th August 2019 by Kathryn

The plants were strong seedlings and performed well

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Reviewed 2nd August 2019 by Sandra

Nice strong plants which flowered really well

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Reviewed 2nd August 2019 by Janet

Same as above for Sunset Purple.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Emily

Came as described and lasted aaaaages so good value for money.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Jacqui

I thought the seedlings a bit thin and although planted quickly and watered well, the resulting blooms were underwhelming in the spring.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Susan

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Wendy

I had a beautiful, colourful display for several weeks which was much
admired

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by SUSAN

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Mrs Hawkes

All the plugs were in very good condition

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Susan

Fantastic ,healthy plants