Erysimum Bowles Mauve
Wonderful colour for the early border with spires of mauve flowers set against glaucous evergreen foliage, attracting bees, butterflies and moths.
Month Available: February
Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous
Flower Colour: Purple
Suitable For Wildlife: Bees and Butterflies
Soil Type: Moist, well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun
Season of Interest: Spring, Summer
Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers, Foliage
Plant Type: Perennial
Hardy: Protect from extended periods of frost
Main Attribute: All year round.
Height / Spread: 75cm x 60cm (30in x 24in)
This plant will offer months of continual flowering, so it's ideal for use in a small garden where every plant has to earn its place.
Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders
Pests and Diseases: Slugs, Snails, Downy Mildew.
Plant Care: Protect from extended periods of cold weather with horticultural fleece.
Care and Time: Low - spring
Benefits: An excellent, quick growing perennial for flower borders or patio containers. Attractive to bees and butterflies. Can be used in flower arranging.
History: Named after the plant breeder, E A Bowles (1864 - 1954); many other plants have been named after Bowles including Vinca and Phlomis varieties.
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