Erysimum capitatum

Sand-Dune Wallflower

Plant family: Brassicaceae - Mustard


Plant type: Annual, Sub-shrub

Plant origin: N/A, California

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Flower Color Orange, Yellow
Blooming Season Spring, Summer
Height 1-2 feet
Spread 1-5 feet
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Wildlife Friendliness Rating
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Chaparral, Coastal Strand

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Sand, Sandy Loam

Special Characteristic

Attracts Wildlife, Good for Cut Flowers, Good in Containers

Plant Highlights

This bright, cheery native sunflower can be an annual, biennial, or perennial depending on conditions.It will stay about 1 ft.tall and has orange to orange-red, fragrant flowers from March - July, (longer with water), Plant in sun to part shade, preferably in sandy soil. It will survive on very little water but also tolerate some regular garden watering . We grow this plant because of its value for butterfly gardens colorful as well as its flowers.

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