wallflower 'Purple Shades'

1 pack of 10 £4.99
available to order from late spring
2 + 1 FREE packs £14.97 £9.98
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Buy wallflower 'Purple Shades' wallflower - Erysimum: Rich colour for the spring border

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: poor to moderately fertile, well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil
  • Rate of growth: average to fast-growing
  • Flowering period: March to May
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Please note: These are sold as bare-root plants, which have recently been dug up from the ground. Therefore, they will look a bit wilted and sad when they arrive, however field grown plants are usually stronger, and they will soon pick when they are either planted out in the border or patio pot.

    Impressive plants for the spring garden, wallflowers produce an abundance of flowers - this one in a most spectacular shade of purple-red. For a wow-factor colour scheme, team it with rich purples and near-black tulips, or if you like acid brights, lime greens and oranges. You will want to plant more than you need, as they make excellent cut flowers and they have a wonderful clove-like perfume.

  • Garden care: Provide cloche protection where frosts are very severe or prolonged.

    Please note that these wallflowers should be planted out as soon as they arrive!

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Notes on wallflower 'Purple Shades'

"Don’t’ forget to plant biennials wall flowers, these make wonderful container plants. They can be planted alone, or mingle among tulips. Biennial wallflowers have a heavenly scent denied to the perennial ones. A spring day is lifted by their iconic scent."

Lovely scent and great planted with tulips


I planted these with Tulipa Princess Irene in a couple of large pots. The wallflowers looked sorry for them selves at first but soon perked up when planted and watered. They both flowered at the same time and looked great, the orange of the tulips contrasted well with the purple of the Wallflower, with the added bonus of that familiar fragrance of wallflowers.

Steve d

Dover, Kent


Great purchase


I bought these as bare-root plants when the plug plants I'd got from another supplier failed to grow. I think they would have been glorious in terms of colour and fragrance.....but, for the first time in my experience, they were browsed down by Deer before they had a chance to flower. I can't fault the seller, only my bad luck!




Loved it. Wish I'd ordered it in time this year!


Great flower with tulips in a pot, and they flower early and keep on flowering.




Gorgeous colour and perfime


Love these Wallflowers for their colour and they make good cut flowers too - beautiful indoor perfume.





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