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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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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.