Growing Calendar for Erysimum Paintbox - Perennial Plants
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A wallflower to bring you lots of colour from just a few plants. Colourful flowers flourish above evergreen leaves. Traditonal by reputation but also good in modern planting schemes- especially with containers.
Wallflower Erysimum Paintbox works well in containers accompanying tulips and daffodils in spring and summer lilies afterwards. Easy-maintenance, you can place three young plants in a 30cm (12in) container and around nine in a square metre flower bed.
Erysimum Paintbox gives you the perfect flowers from Easter in your garden; bring some inside too to bring natural colour into your house.
Paintbox will thrive in the sun, whether your site is open or sheltered. Water well every day in the morning or evening or both mornings and evenings in dry spells. Watch the scented colourful flowers attract beneficial insects too – sticking around to pollinate tree and soft fruit too.
Leaves are all dry at the edges. The plants don't look healthy.
Three died within days and the other three have no new growth yet
Perennial plants are the mainstay of the flower garden; many will flower all summer, becoming dormant in autumn to reappear in spring. Perennials tend to be non-fussy plants and are easy to look after - they just need the old stems cutting back in late autumn, which helps to promote new stems and vigorous growth the following spring, getting bigger and better every year!
Advice on how to plant bare roots.
See details on the size of the plants and how we deliver our various plants to you!
Herbaceous Perennials are an important part of any mixed planting scheme.
Our products are all grown with the utmost care and to high standards of quality. We regularly check our nursery stock to determine exactly when they will be at the optimum time for despatch.
We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.
The delivery period shown on your order confirmation indicates when you can expect to receive your order and we will endeavour to despatch your plants in this period within 7-14 days