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Species Wallflower

Cheiranthus cheiri
In 1807 Jefferson ordered Wallflowers from McMahon for the newly installed flower beds at Monticello. Wallflowers were grown in British gardens since 1573 (cultivated in America by early 1700s.) Double lemon-yellow, fragrant wallflower.
Growth Type: 
Perennial
Color(s): 
Yellow
Hardiness Zones: 
Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Location at Monticello: 
West Lawn
Planting Conditions: 
Full Sun
Blooming History: 
2002 Feb 21 to 2002 May 312003 Apr 4 to 2003 Jul 252004 Mar 22 to 2004 Jul 192005 May 10 to 2005 Aug 232006 Mar 1 to 2006 Jul 202007 Apr 6 to 2007 Jun 142008 Apr 10 to 2008 Jun 242017 Sep 29 to 2017 Nov 10
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