Cheiranthus


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Related to Cheiranthus: Cheiranthus cheiri, Erysimum cheiri
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Noun1.Cheiranthus - Old World perennial plants grown for their showy flowersCheiranthus - Old World perennial plants grown for their showy flowers
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Brassicaceae, Cruciferae, family Brassicaceae, family Cruciferae, mustard family - a large family of plants with four-petaled flowers; includes mustards, cabbages, broccoli, turnips, cresses, and their many relatives
Cheiranthus cheiri, Erysimum cheiri, wallflower - perennial of southern Europe having clusters of fragrant flowers of all colors especially yellow and orange; often naturalized on old walls or cliffs; sometimes placed in genus Erysimum
prairie rocket - any of several western American plants of the genus Cheiranthus having large yellow flowers
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purpurea (foxglove), Adonis microcarpa and Adonis vernalis (adonis), Apocynum cannabinum (black Indian hemp), Asclepias curassavica (redheaded cotton bush), Asclepias fruticosa (balloon cotton), Calotropis procera (king's crown), Carissa spectabilis (wintersweet), Cerebera manghas (sea mango), Cheiranthus cheiri (wallflower), Convallaria majalis (lily of the valley, convallaria), Cryptostegia grandiflora (rubber vine), Helleborus niger (black hellebore), Helleborus viridis, Nerium oleander (oleander), Plumeria rubra (frangipani), Selenicereus grandiflorus (cactus grandiflorus), Strophanthus hispidus and Strophanthus kombe (strophanus), Thevetia peruviana (yellow oleander), and Urginea maritima (squill).
Cardiac glycosides are found in a diverse group of plants including Digitalis purpurea and Digitalis lanata (Foxgloves), Nerium oleander (Common oleander), Thevetia peruviana (yellow oleander), Convallaria majalis (Lily of the valley), Urginea maritime and Urginea indica (Squill), Strophanthus gratus (ouabain), Apocynum cannabinum (Dogbane), and Cheiranthus cheiri (Wallflower) has resulted in cardiac glycoside poisoning.
The widest vessels in that survey occurred in a laurel forest shrub from Madeira, Cheiranthus mutabilis L'Her.
Spring planting could incorporate double daisies (Bellis perennis), Bachelor buttons (cornflower) or cheiranthus (wallflower).
Best of the Bunch Cheiranthus JUST as they finish flowering, I jump in with a short piece on the wonders and delights of our dearly beloved Wallflowers.
Terraces, raised beds, a small conservatory brimming with late spring colour, bright cheiranthus (wallflowers), statues and a washing line.