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Erysimum linifolium Bowles Me Away

Scientific Name : Erysimum linifolium
Common Name : Wallflower
Hardiness Zone : 6a - 8b
Hardiness Degree : -5°F (-21°C)
Blooming Season : Early Spring, Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Autumn, Late Summer
Plant Habit : Upright
Characteristics : Shade Tolerant
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 20 - 24" (51 - 61cm)
Height : 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)
Width : 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)
Exposure : Partial Sun
General Information : Covered in vibrant blooms in shades of lilac over lush foliage.
Compact, bushy plants flower through the Winter in mild climates.
Idea & Tips : Prune after the main flower flush to shape the plant and promote vigor.
Grower InformationThis Erysimum doesn’t require vernalization to flower and it is heat tolerant, so it continues to bloom from Spring into the heat of Summer.
  • Features narrow, gray-green leaves that stay evergreen in mild Winters.
  • Large flower heads have bright lavender blooms that are especially brilliant in Spring.
'Bowles Me Away'
Protection InformationEU PBRAF; PP29,380
(Flowering Only License)
Breeder : Darwin Perennials
  • Propagation Guide

    • Media EC/pH:
      EC 0.80 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
      Soil Temperature:
      68-70°F (20-21°C)
      Rooting Hormone:
      500 ppm IBA
      Mist:
      Low
      Fertilization:
      Begin feeding 50-75 ppm 10 days after sticking
      Pinching:
      Pinch 21-25 days after sticking.
      Transplanting:
      42-49 days after sticking
      Comments:
      Don’t oversaturate media. Low mist levels work best.
  • Finishing Guide

    • Media pH:
      5.8-6.2
      Temperature:
      50 to 60°F (10 to 16°C)
      Light Level (fc):
      3,000 to 5,000
      Vernalization:
      No
      Daylength:
      Day length neutral
      Watering:
      Low to moderate
      Fertilization:
      150 to 175 ppm N.
      Pinch After Transplant:
      Yes, a second pinch is often beneficial.
      Plant Growth Regulators:
      Sumagic 5-10 ppm spray
      Pests and Fungal Diseases:
      Watch for bacterial infections.
  • Crop Scheduling

    • 1–qt. (10–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      6-8 wks
      1–gal. (15–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      10-12 wks
      2 to 3–gal. (25 to 30–cm) pot, 3 plants per pot:
      12-14 wks
      Bloom Months:
      March to September

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