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Wallflower 'Sugar Rush' F1 Hybrid

Erysimum, Cheiranthus

Hardy Biennial

  • Best New Bedding Plant at the Grower of the Year Awards 2013

Winner in the 'Best New Bedding Plant' category at the Grower of the Year Awards 2013, this is one of the most exciting wallflowers to emerge in recent years. Dense, fragrant flower spikes in shades of cream, yellow, red and purple appear not only in the spring, but throughout the autumn too, blooming just 10 weeks after sowing! With a delightful sweet fragrance and compact, multi-branching habit, Wallflower 'Sugar Rush' is perfect for beds, borders, containers and window boxes, creating a mass of colour and scent when much of the garden is dormant. Versatile and undemanding, wallflowers are tough enough to cope in even the poorest soils. Height and spread: 30cm (12").


Culinary note: The tender young shoots can be cooked and eaten as a vegetable. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Ideal For:
patio, cottage gardens, scented gardens, wildlife gardens, cut flower garden
Flowering Period:
March, April, May, October, November
Sowing Months:
May, June
Position:
full sun, sun or semi shade
    • 1 packet (20 wallflower seeds)

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    • Despatch: By end of February 2017
    • £2.99

Direct sow Wallflower seeds outdoors from May to June. Choose a position in full sun on well drained soil which has been raked to a fine tilth. Sow Erysimum seeds thinly, at a depth of 1.5mm (1/16") deep in drills set 30cm (12") apart. After sowing, do not exclude light as this helps germination which usually takes 7 to 14 days. Water the ground regularly, especially during dry periods When large enough to handle, transplant the wallflower seedlings into their final positions at a distance of 30cm (12") apart. Erysimum plants are tolerant of most neutral or alkaline soils and will even cope well on very poor soils.

Alternatively, sow wallflowers in pots or trays of moist seed compost and cover with a very light sprinkling of compost or vermiculite. Seal container inside a polythene bag at a temperature of 10-15C (50-59F). When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant and grow them on in cooler conditions until large enough to plant outdoors in September or October.

When wallflower plants are 13cm (5") tall, pinch out the growing point to make them more bushy.

Feed and water Erysimum plants until they are fully established. Trim back Wallflower ‘Sugar Rush’ in late autumn or early winter after flowering has finished, to prevent them from becoming leggy and encourage a second flush of flowers in spring.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above.

Despatch: Within 24 hours applies to orders placed online from Sunday to Thursday. Orders placed online on Friday or Saturday will be despatched on Monday. Please note that for Bank Holiday weekends, orders placed Friday to Sunday will be despatched on Tuesday.

Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.


Please see our Delivery / P&P page for further details and details of any surcharges that may apply to certain destinations.

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