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Erysimum capitatum * Western Wallflower, Sand Dune Wallflower

Erysimum capitatum is found throughout California and west of the Mississippi. The Western Wallflower grows to about 18" tall. The orange flowers light up a shady spot in the garden as much as a sunny one. Plant wildflower seed in the Fall with the first rains. Add Erysimum capitatum to your Butterfly Garden to attract the Mormon Metalmark, Great Purple Hairstreak, Pale Tiger Swallowtail, Variable Checkerspot and Umber Skipper Butterfly.

Erysimum capitatum, Western Wallflower, Sand Dune Wallflower

Orange flowers of Erysimum capitatum - Western Wallflower, Sand Dune Wallflower. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.

Plants from the Erysimum Genus featured on this site:
Erysimum Apricot Twist
Erysimum Bowles Mauve
Erysimum capitatum
Erysimum Jenny Brook
Erysimum linifolium variegatum

Plants that grow in the same part of the garden - from our Wildflower List
Clarkia unguiculata
Collinsia heterophylla
Collinsia tinctoria
Dodecatheon clevelandii
Erysimum capitatum
Heuchera maxima
Paeonia californica
Pholistoma auritum
Salvia spathacea
Silene laciniata
Sisyrinchium bellum