February 8, 2023
Cheiranthus Cheiri, Erysimum Suffruticosum

Wall Flower Fire King

Erysimum Cheiri ‘Fire King’ is a cultivar. It is part of the Brassicaceae family of plants. They also call it Common Wallflower, Cheiranthus cheiri, Erysimum suffruticosum, Bleeding Heart, Bloody Warrior, Wall Gilliflower, Winter Gilliflower, Yellow Gilliflower. It is a short-lived perennial. They usually grow it as an annual or biennial. It is native to Europe.

It has narrow leaves topped with beautiful flowers. It has fragrant flowers with four petals. Erysimum Cheiri ‘Fire King’ has bright orange-red flowers that bloom in spring. Mass planting creates a carpet of color.

How to grow Erysimum Cheiri ‘Fire King’:

Grow Erysimum Cheiri ‘Fire King’ in the sun or partial shade. Plant it in poor to moderately-fertile, well-drained soil. You can propagate by cuttings. Watch out for slugs, snails, downy mildew, clubroot, and leaf spot.

Cheiranthus Cheiri, Erysimum Suffruticosum
Wall Flower ‘Fire King’
Erysimum cheiri Fire King
Erysimum cheiri or Wallflower ‘Fire King’ in Hyde Park, London

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