Wallflower 'Ivory White'

An ivory white - the palest wallflower of all we trialled, lovely as a backdrop and filler with white or purple spring flowers. More
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An ivory white – the palest wallflower of all we trialled, lovely as a backdrop and filler with white or purple spring flowers.

Genus Erysimum
Group/Species cheiri
Variety Ivory White
Type Biennial or Short-lived Perennial
Common Name Wallflower
Border Position Border (Middle)
Soil Type Neutral - Alkaline
Scent Yes
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 They last up to 10 days in clean water and even last in a hot room which will bring out their scent. Sear their stem ends in boiling water for 20 seconds.
Harvesting Flowers March-May. For the vase: Sear stem ends in boiling water for 20 seconds.
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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