General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 4 to 6 inches
Plant Spread: 8 to 12 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Alpine Gardening
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

Common names
  • Kotschy Erysimum
  • Alpine Wallflower

Photo Gallery
Location: Hamilton Square perennial garden Historic City Cemetery, Sacramento CA.
Date: 2014-03-04
Location: St Louis
Date: 2020-04-19
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2018-03-25
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2019-11-21
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2018-05-04
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2018-04-09
Location: St Louis
Date: 2020-05-03

Photo courtesy of Joy Creek Nursery
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photo by ghislain118
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