What is erysimum Bowles mauve?

What is erysimum Bowles mauve?

Erysimum ‘Bowles’ Mauve’ A classic perennial wallflower selection with profuse clusters of fragrant, mauve flowers over an exceptionally long season; nearly year-round in warm coastal areas. Shrubby, upright form is perfect for mixed borders, cottage and butterfly gardens.

How long does erysimum Bowles mauve last?

Its attractive lance-shaped, grey-green leaves look good all year round. Erysimum ‘Bowles Mauve’ is a short-lived perennial and will usually need replacing after 2-3 years.

How do you look after erysimum Bowles mauve?

For best results grow Erysimum ‘Bowles’s’ Mauve’ in moist but well-drained soil, in sun or partial shade. Trim flower stalks as they fade. It’s a short-lived perennial, but is easily replaced with young plants raised from cuttings.

Do bees like erysimum Bowles mauve?

Erysimum ‘Bowles Mauve’ Verbena bonariensis is a magnet for bees with its heads of small purple flowers on tall stems that grow 1.5m plus. Likes sunny spots that are well-drained. The fragrance and form of lavender make it a popular choice for many gardeners and bees benefit from its long flowering season.

Can I divide erysimum Bowles mauve?

You can also divide the plants in autumn or spring, which will also regenerate the existing plants. That’s great, thank you all. I shall have a go. It’s right at the beginning of March and I am going to take some cuttings from my Erysimum Bowles Mauve …… and hoping it may be successful in spite of the time of year!

Can I divide erysimum Bowles Mauve?

Can you move erysimum Bowles Mauve?

Yes, they don’t live very long, cuttings are the way forward. Hi I moved 2 of them last year for my daughter-in-law, but in the autumn time, whilst the earth was still warm.

Are erysimum bee friendly?

The perennial wallflower, Erysimum ‘Bowles Mauve’ flowers pretty much every day of the year, particularly in milder regions. It’s a great nectar plant and a good choice for a small, bee-friendly garden.

How do you take erysimum Bowles Mauve cuttings?

For the Erysimum Bowles Mauve, now is the perfect time to take cuttings, find a small shoot on the side of the plant and peel off to make a heel cutting, stick 4 or 5 around the edge of a pot containing gritty compost and water in. I dead head my Erysimum regularly and it flowers all summer.

How to care for Erysimum ” Bowles Mauve ” Wallflowers?

1 Varieties. Erysimum ‘Bowles Mauve’, commonly known as wallflower, is indispensable for its long flowering season. 2 Deadheading. Should you deadhead wallflowers. 3 Pruning. Pruning Erysimum ‘Bowles Mauve’ (wallflower). 4 Overwinter. Erysimum ‘Bowles Mauve’ is quite hardy. 5 Plant combination.

Do you cut back mauve Erysimum in Dartmoor?

Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. I usually only cut back to green growth, and I find I have a few years from one plant before they become too leggy.

Is it OK to cut back Bowles Erysimum?

I used to take cuttings and when the old plant looked a right mess, l would get rid of it and replace with the younger plant. Hopefully someone will have cut it back hard and can advise you if it worked . I just leave them to do their flowering, take cuttings then treat the plant as annuals and pull them out.

What kind of soil do you need for Bowles Mauve?

For best results grow Erysimum ‘Bowles’s’ Mauve’ in moist but well-drained soil, in sun or partial shade. Trim flower stalks as they fade.