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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
wallflower 'Bowles's Mauve'
Erysimum linifolium glaucum Erysimum linifolium 'Bowles' Mauve'
Erysimum can be annuals, biennials or woody-based perennials with narrow leaves and dense racemes of often fragrant, 4-petalled flowers
'Bowles's Mauve' is a bushy evergreen perennial to 75cm, with narrow, dark grey-green leaves and erect racemes of rich mauve flowers 2cm in width. Shortlisted for the Chelsea Plant of the Centenary for the decade 1973-1982
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or East-facing or West-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
SoilSand, Loam, Chalk
Time to ultimate height
Grow in poor to moderately fertile, well-drained, neutral or, ideally, alkaline soil; full sun is essential
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings in spring or summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden Mediterranean Climate Plants
Pruning Trim lightly after flowering to prevent plants becoming leggy
Pests Prone to slugs, snails and flea beetles
May be affected by a downy mildew, club root and bacterial leaf blight
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wallflower 'Bowles's Mauve'
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