Wallflower ‘Fire King’ (seed) (Erysimum cheiri)
Wallflower ‘Fire King’ is an old favourite with flowers, as Sarah Raven puts it, “a lovely sort of browny, toffee-apple orange”
When to sow: January until March
Where to sow: Direct or in pots
Depth to sow: 3-4 mm
Aspect: Full sun or as sunny a spot as possible.
Soil: Prepared, well drained, fertilised soil. Add lime if soil is too acid.
Spacing: Between plants: 50-60cm
Directions: As they are biennials plant seed in drills into a prepared garden bed from January until March or plant two seeds to a 7.5cm pot thinning to one after germination. Plant out before the plants get pot bound. If well grown Wallflowers will grow 50cm tall by as much across and flower for much of spring and early summer.
Packet 100 seeds