Erysimum Orange Flame – Buy alpine plants


Outrageous yellow-orange, fragrant flowers in the spring, early summer and probably again in the autumn.

Handy size grown in a 9 cm pot:

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Erysimum Orange Flame description

This plant assaults the senses with it’s vivid yellow-orange, fragrant flowers!

It’s flowering time is spring and early summer, and often again in the autumn.

The foliage forms an evergreen mat that can become bare in places – carefully trim to encourage growth in the right places.

A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
A bat friendly plant.
Can tolerate a coastal aspect with a certain amount of salt laden air.

Good for a flower border or patioHow easy is it to grow:
Good for the front of a free draining border, hanging over a wall, on a bank, or by a patio and it is easy in well drained soil, but the leaf problems (see ‘Care and Maintenance’ section below) make this plant more difficult.

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Common name: Orange Flame Perennial Wallflower.

Erysimum Orange Flame flowering at the end of April
Erysimum Orange Flame at the end of April

The best position in the garden:

Requires sun.

Requires sun.

Is it useful as a ground cover plant?

Yes, it will fill a space at the front of a flower bed.

What type of soil:

Well drained soil.

How much moisture:

Normal, or dryish, stony.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:


Care and maintenance:

When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Cut out dead bits and when pruning do not trim back to bare wood – just tip green branches.
Attractive to Cabbage White Butterfly caterpillars that damage and stick leaves together.
It can get Downy Mildew – cut out yellow leaves.
Also can get White Blister – cut out infected stems.

Size of plant:

Height 15 cm.
Spread 40 cm.

Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:

Allow 5 plants per square metre.

Additional information

Weight .25 kg


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