Erysimum Red Jep

 

Wallflower, compact, upright, bushy, often short-lived, evergreen perennial with linear to lance-shaped, sparsely-toothed, dark green leaves and dense racemes of fragrant, red to reddish-purple flowers from mid-spring to early summer. Will reach a height of 0.25m and a spread of 0.4m after 2-5 years.

 

Grow in poor, well-drained, preferably alkaline soil in full sun. Will tolerate partial shade.

 

General Herbaceous & Perennial Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.