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A perennial herb that grows on old walls build with the use of lime.
( modern walls contain the acid Portland cement).
But the wallflwers grows also easely on moist soil, has beautiful
flowers with a lovely fragrance.
Wallflower or Erysimum cheiri


There are many cultivars , they have unwinged
seeds, are very well known cultivar with orange
flowers is called: Erysimum cheiri 'Orange bedder'.

    The wallflower on a very old chalcky wall in the city of Gant.

    This wallflower grows against a vertical wall and spreads
    by using its rhizomes.

    The flowers open at the end of the day. Wall flower prefers
    chalcky ground.

    Growing on a wall

    These plants grow on chalcky old walls.

    Wall-rue (Asplenium ruta-muraria)
    Maidenhair spleenwort (Asplenium trichomanes)
    Tongue fern (Asplenium scoloendrium)
    Red valerian (Centranthus ruber)
    Sticky Hornweed (Cerastium glomeratum)
    Kenilworth Ivy (Cymbalaria muralis)
    Fleabane (Erigeron karvinskianus)
    Herb Robert (Geranium robertianum)
    Purple Toadflax (Linaria purpurea)
    Sweet Alyssum (Lobularia maritima)
    Wall pepper (sedum acre)
    wall lettuce (Mycelis muralis)
    sticky-weed (Parietaria judaica)
    Red valerian
    Yellow Corydalis (Pseudofumaria lutea)
    Sempervivum (sempervivum)
    Wallflower (Erysimum cheiri)

    (Grimmia pulvinata)
    Rough-stalked feather-moss (Brachythecium rutabulum)

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