Erysimum 'Constant Cheer'
wallflower 'Constant Cheer'
'Constant Cheer' is small, bushy, evergreen perennial with dark-green, linear to lance-shaped leaves and clusters of dusky orange-red flowers 1.5cm across, becoming pink and purple as they age, produced in short racemes from mid-spring to early summer
SynonymsCheiranthus 'Constant Cheer'
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Ultimate height0.1–0.5 metres
Time to ultimate height1–2 years
Ultimate spread0.1–0.5 metres
Colour & scent
|Spring||Orange Pink Purple||Green|
|Summer||Orange Pink Purple||Green|
- Full sun
South–facing or West–facing or East–facing
ExposureExposed or Sheltered
- Native to the UK
Erysimum can be annuals, biennials or woody-based perennials with narrow leaves and dense racemes of often fragrant, 4-petalled flowers
- Name status
How to grow
Grow in poor to moderately fertile, well-drained, neutral or, ideally, alkaline soil; full sun is essential
Propagate by seed sown from late spring to early summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Cottage and informal garden
- Patio and container plants
- Flower borders and beds
No pruning needed
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