Type:  Biennial

Sun: Full sun, tolerates light shade and poor soils. 

Water Needs: Low

Height: 12"-24"

Spread:  6"-12"

Bloom Time: May-July

Bloom Description:  Yellow to orange to orange-brown
Maintenance:  Low

Soil Drainage:  Dry, well-drained

Suggested Use:  Showy in a wildflower, rock garden, naturalized areas.

Attracts: Bees & butterflies.

Notes:  Although a biennial, it will ususally produce flowers the first year. Drought resistant once established. Cut back spent flowering stems ONLY after seed has been harvested or has ripened and falled to ground. 


Erysimum capitatum - Western wallflower