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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.
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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: 
February 21, 2002 to May 31, 2002April 4, 2003 to July 25, 2003March 22, 2004 to July 19, 2004May 10, 2005 to August 23, 2005March 1, 2006 to July 20, 2006April 6, 2007 to June 14, 2007April 10, 2008 to June 24, 2008September 29, 2017 to November 10, 2017May 1, 2018 to July 18, 2018April 22, 2019 to June 25, 2019

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