Herb: Bushy Wallflower


Latin name: Erysimum repandum


Family: Cruciferae



Medicinal use of Bushy Wallflower:

The plant is used in Spain as an antiscorbutic. The seeds are used in the treatment of fevers.

Description of the plant:



Plant:
Annual


Height:
60 cm
(2 feet)

Flovering:
May to
June

Habitat of the herb:

A weed of cultivated ground. Railrads and roadsides, in various soils.

Propagation of Bushy Wallflower:

Seed - sow spring in situ. Germination should take place within 3 weeks. The flowering season can be extended by making a succession of sowings from spring to early summer. An autumn sowing should overwinter in many parts of the country and would provide flowering plants in the spring.

Cultivation of the herb:

A weed of cultivated ground. Railrads and roadsides, in various soils.

Known hazards of Erysimum repandum:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.